Science and Memory Oregon Coast
In recent years 95% of starfish disappeared from the ocean from sea star wasting syndrome. The numbers have been restored to a healthy amount, but scientists are unsure of their future.
Keystone species support the rest of their ecosystem and indicate the broader health of the planet. When a keystone species collapses, the rest fall like dominoes. My photography and timelapses were to help illustrate the narrative of our ocean and climate change.