Entries in #sealife (5)

Tuesday
May232017

World Turtle Day 2017: What's Going  On?

It’s World Turtle Day! There are many awareness days throughout the year, saving everything from badgers to giraffes to penguins. However, few get quite the recognition as World Turtle Day. Here's what's happening:

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Thursday
May182017

Antarctica: Why It's  Important

Antarctica holds 90% of the world’s ice and, what may seem as a cold and desolate place, is in fact one of the most important wildernesses on Earth and our greatest hope in the fight against climate change. Let’s explore what makes this remarkable yet vulnerable place so important:

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Monday
Oct102016

Cetacean Communication: How Whales and Dolphins Use Sound to Interact

Cetaceans are extremely dependent on their highly-developed auditory system which lets them hear, produce sound and echolocation (also called bio-sonar), all of which allows them to sense, interpret and respond to their environment.

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Monday
Jun222015

Top 5 Strangers of the Deep

The deep ocean is an environment not made for man and we still know very little about its inhabitants. In the murky depths of our oceans, strange marine-life stalk the ocean floor almost unseen, until now! Check out this list which is full of weird and wonderful creatures you may never have heard of and hope you never see again!

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Thursday
Nov062014

Coral Reefs are rising from their graves

Even though coral reefs only cover 2% of the ocean floor, it’s estimated that they support 25% of ocean life and also feed around one billion people, as these habitats are a lifeline for many species, including us, it is saddening to say that they are severely affected by human activity.  Within recent decades coral has vanished at alarming rates due to pollution, overfishing, disease and climate change. 

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