Entries in #wildlife (28)

Wednesday
Dec202017

The Angel  Shark

On a snorkelling trip around the coast of South Tenerife, we were lucky enough to encounter an angel shark in its natural habitat.

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Wednesday
Nov292017

The  Shearwater

Although Frontier Tenerife has a primary aim of studying and highlighting the impact of human activities on native Whale and Dolphin species, did you know that there are other species living on the island that can also be effected by mankind?

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Thursday
Nov092017

Meet The Pilot  Whales

The short finned pilot whale, also known to scientists as Globicephala macrorhynchus, is one of the four resident species around Tenerife Island, along with the sperm whale, the bottlenose dolphins and Risso’s dolphins.

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Wednesday
Sep062017

Tenerife Hasn't Seen The Last Of  Me

My expectations of Tenerife were far exceeded when I arrived, there's always something different to see in every direction, from picture perfect mountain peaks, rustic villages, tall rigorous cliffs and of course, the open blue sea that surrounds you!

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Monday
Jun052017

The Two Species Of Pilot  Whale

The latest blog from Tenerife looks at the only two known species of Pilot Whale; Short-finned and Long-finned.

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Tuesday
May162017

Tenerife - Reconnect With  Nature

“Keep close to nature’s heart…and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean” - John Muir

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Tuesday
Feb212017

Exceptional Luck On Peter  Pan

As we cast off I remembered that I'd been rather spoilt on my first trip out and expected that this one would probably be rather less eventful. I really couldn't have been more wrong.

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Monday
Jan162017

One Week In South Tenerife!

My first ever week on the Island of Tenerife is coming to a close and I will be sad to go home. I chose the project as I am considering doing a Master’s degree in Marine Conservation.

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Monday
Jul252016

My Trip As A Marine Biology Student 

"I participated on the Whale and Dolphin Conservation project for a week. After completing my first year of Marine Biology at University, I was looking for a trip to give me inspiration and let me see past all the exams and coursework and know that it does lead to something greater"

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Monday
May162016

Cetacean Conservation: Whales and Dolphins Need Protecting!

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) recognizes a total of 87 cetacean species - 15 are ranked as “Critically Endangered”, “Endangered” or “Vulnerable”, and 45 ranked “Data Deficient”. The overall conservation status of cetaceans and their environment is being monitored, but why do they need conserving?

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