Entries in protection (9)

Tuesday
Apr242018

Salmon Is More Than A Sushi  Ingredient

Image adapted from original by U.S. Fish and Wildlife ServiceSalmon are an incredible species. Besides their pivotal role in the ecosystem and matter cycling, they are an important cultural symbol of some aboriginal communities where they bear spiritual meaning. However, wild salmon populations are declining due to habitat loss, overfishing and interbreeding with genetically modified fish escaping from farms.

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Friday
Apr202018

QUIZ: Can You Guess The Year Scientists Predict These Environmental Events Will  Occur?

Image adapted from original by NOAA's National Ocean ServiceAs Earth Day 2018 approaches, it's the perfect time for us to reflect on the environmental issues our world is facing. Although we've experienced some successes in previous years there is still much more to do to mitigate our environmental impact on The Earth.

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Tuesday
Apr102018

Creating Man–Made Wildlife Corridors 

Image adapted from original by Qyd As the world’s population continues to expand, so does the volume of infrastructure and land required to support it. This can have a negative impact on wildlife species whose habitats can become separated by acres of inhospitable land.

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Tuesday
Jan302018

Coral Reefs Under  Threat

Coral reefs are valuable ecosystems. Believe it or not, they are home to 25% of all marine life, which is over 2 million species! They provide an important barrier against extreme climatic events, where communities across the world consider their existence as essential, not only to ocean health, but also human wellbeing.

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Tuesday
Dec052017

Turkey's Turtle Haven 

This year alone, roughly 500,000 baby turtles made it out to sea after hatching on beaches in Turkey. The Forestry and Waters Affairs Minister claimed that Turkey had the highest number of nesting sites for the endangered Caretta caretta turtles. This means a huge responsibility in protecting the species.

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Friday
Apr252014

World Penguin Day

April 25th is World Penguin Day. Yes, these flightless, waddling birds have endeared themselves to humans for many centuries

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Wednesday
Aug142013

The Circle of Life – how you can help animals on the brink of extinction

A wise lion once said “Everything you see, exist together in a delicate balance, you need to understand that balance and respect all the creatures from the crawling ant to the leaping antelope. We are all connected in the great circle of life”.

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Tuesday
Jul232013

Dolphin displays dropped in India

India has become the largest country so far to ban dolphin shows.

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Thursday
May302013

Job Jealousy: Jordi Chias, marine photographer

Jordi Chias is a freelance photojournalist specialized in underwater and marine themes. His work includes extreme sports like cave diving, free diving and deep wrecks, and he is also working on travel articles and natural history subjects.

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