Entries in ocean (20)

Thursday
Nov302017

Exploring the Dead  Sea

The Dead Sea is one of the most extraordinary places on Earth. Not only is it submerged with biblical significance but currently stands as the Earth’s lowest land elevation. The surfaces and shores are approximately 420 metres below sea level, making it the deepest hypersaline lake in the world!

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Wednesday
Nov292017

How the Shoe Industry is Supporting our  Oceans

Plastic has afflicted our oceans for what feels like an eternity. Considering the poignant message given to us by last week’s Blue Planet 2 episode, so much more needs to be done about plastic pollution plaguing our oceans. Sir David Attenborough has stated that, along with global warming, plastic is the biggest threat to ocean conservation.

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Monday
Oct092017

Top 5 Jaw Dropping  Beaches

The vastness of our planet is reflected in its beaches, and there is a setting for all. From the tranquil stillness of remote Island tides, to roaring waves of Northern lands, here we explore the top 5 breath-taking beaches across the globe in, all their different forms:

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Thursday
Sep212017

The Dark Secret of Ghost  Fishing

It may sound like some kind of paranormal leisure activity but ghost fishing is actually a devastating by-product of human fishing practices.    

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Wednesday
Jul192017

QUIZ: Which Dolphin Species Are  You?

There are a lot of different dolphin species out there, each with their individual behavioural patterns and unique habits. Take our quiz to find out which dolphin species you are!

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Thursday
May112017

QUIZ: Which Ocean Mammal Are  You?

Ocean Mammals rely on the sea for their existence but unlike fish they breathe air and nurse their pups. Some of them can survive on land as well as in the ocean. Find out which Ocean Mammal you are most likely to be!

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Thursday
Oct272016

Bioluminescence: Tropical Forest Species And How They Can Shed Light On New Medicines

The natural world has been creating light for over 400 million years through chemical reactions. In the ocean, more than 90% of species use bioluminescence to light up their lives, however, did you know bioluminescence has evolved in some land species too. Fireflies, fungi and even snails use light to survive. The amazing skills these species possess can even aid in medical research! 

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Monday
Mar212016

Marine Mammal Masters

Mammals are a darn cool animal family. It's a family of diversity, adaptability and new mysteries yet to discover. This diversity is what has helped generate some amazing mammal skills too. Let’s narrow it down though, and focus on some of the most awe-inspiring mammals of the lot: Whales

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Monday
Jul212014

Volunteer Photo of the Week: Katie Worsdall

Another Monday means another wonderful photo from around the world. Our pick of the week is this stunning image of a dolphin taken by Katie Worsdall whilst on Frontier's Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation project.

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Wednesday
Jul092014

The threat to unexplored depths

Two recent discoveries at the bottom of the ocean have highlighted how little we really know about our planet’s least explored and most threatened ecosystem.

 

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Wednesday
Jun042014

World Oceans Day 2014

Celebrated annually on 8 June, World Oceans Day (WOD) is an opportunity to raise global awareness

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Monday
Jun022014

Volunteer Photo of the Week: Charlie Wheeler

Charlie Wheeler took this photo in the ocean surrounding Mafia Island, whilst on Frontier's Madagascar Marine Conservation and Diving.

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Wednesday
Apr302014

Zanzibar’s seaweed harvest under threat from climate change

Rising sea temperatures have caused huge losses in the small-scale farming practice which has been supporting the island’s women for 25 years, demonstrating the need for adaptation in small-scale farming globally.

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Wednesday
Apr022014

Global Warming Threatens Sea Turtles

Sea turtles are incredible, ancient inhabitants of the planet’s tropical and sub-tropical seas.

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Monday
Oct282013

Volunteer photo of the week: Laura Tulip

Laura Tulip worked as an Assitant Research Officer on Frontier's Cambodia Island Beach Conservation project where she took this fantastic shot.

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