Question for May 18,2022
Blue whales are the largest animals on the planet. On average, an individual blue whale eats _____ tons of food every day.
Question for May 17,2022
True or False: Every penguin has a unique sound easily identifiable by other penguins.
- True – correct answer
Every penguin produces a unique sound easily identifiable by other penguins. This is important, as penguin colonies can number in the hundreds of thousands and their unique sound allows for chicks and mates to recognize each other. Check out this special (and adorable) penguin video we’re sharing here…
Question for May 16,2022
Which of the following species can survive in the Mariana Trench, the deepest place in the ocean?
- Dumbo octopus
- Zombie worm
- Sea cucumber
- All of these – correct answer
At over 36,000 feet deep, the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean is the deepest location on Earth. Despite the immense water pressure and absolute darkness, it's home to a diverse array of organisms including the zombie worm, sea cucumber, and dumbo octopus.
Question for May 15,2022
Did you know? For just ______ a month you can DOUBLE the plastic you remove from the ocean, every time you answer the trivia question.
- $5.00 – correct answer
You can DOUBLE the plastic you remove from the ocean and coastlines every time you answer the trivia question - for just $5.00 a month!
Question for May 14,2022
Located between Alaska and Russia, which narrow body of water separates the Arctic Ocean from the Pacific Ocean? The...
Question for May 13,2022
Happy Good News Friday! Which of the following U.S. counties has banned single-use plastic from restaurants?
- Los Angeles County, CA – correct answer
- Jefferson County, OR
- Miami County, OH
- St. Lawrence County, NY
Los Angeles County has banned single-use plastics in restaurants! The ordinance passed bans polystyrene (aka Styrofoam), and requires all take-out utensils, cups and containers to be compostable or recyclable, The ban starts May 1st of next year for restaurants and November 1st of next year for food trucks!
Question for May 12,2022
An art installation known as the ______ has been traveling the globe from Paris to Nairobi and now to Toronto.
- Leaning Tower of Plastic
- Giant Plastic Tap – correct answer
- Plastic Ain’t Fantastic
To bring awareness to the damage caused by single-use plastics, artist Benjamin Von Wong created the Giant Plastic Tap, a 3-story high art installation made from over 10,000 pieces of plastic trash pouring from a giant tap. The stunning installation is now outside Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto.
Question for May 11,2022
It’s hard to believe, but today marks the _____ day since launching Free the Ocean!
- 1,000th – correct answer
Today marks the 1,000th day since launching FTO! We’re immensely grateful for EVERYONE who’s participated. Check out our special shout-out for a few who’ve played every single day…
Question for May 10,2022
Tropical flamingos get their pink color from…
- Standing in the sun all-day
- The food they eat – correct answer
- The pink-ish mud they stand-in
- No one knows
Flamingos get their brilliant pink feathers from eating reddish algae and brine shrimp and metabolizing the pigments. Today, we’re sharing some amazing photographs of the iconic pink flamingo...