Tag : Wildlife

living underwater

Living Underwater: A Possibility?

For years people have looked up at the sky and wondered what it would be like to travel into space. The possibility of colonising another planet is exciting and fills us with a sense of immeasurable awe. But what if we turned our eyes a little closer to home?

1 Comment / 10th March 2016

plastic pollution

Plastic Pollution and Plankton

A recent study has highlighted a link between plankton and the staggering impact plastic pollution can have on the sea. A specific type of plankton, called zooplankton have been found to readily ingest microplastics. Rather than being digested, it is excreted in the plankton’s faecal pellets. As a consequence, the plastic waste produced by us, may end up in some of the deepest parts of the ocean, which has so far remained untouched by humans. This is bad news for marine wildlife.

2 Comments / 9th March 2016

sperm whales

Sperm Whales – Why Are They Getting Lost?

Although it is a naturally occurring event, you’d be hard pressed not to be somewhat perplexed at the amount of reported whale strandings that have transpired since the beginning of 2016 in the United Kingdom and European shores. While an event of this nature is indeed mournful, it does leave us questioning how and why there seems to be a sudden surge of whales becoming marooned on our coasts.

2 Comments / 8th February 2016

alternative biofuel

Alternative Biofuel Source: Why Algae?

Some common questions about the use of algae as an alternative biofuel source.

No Comments / 30th September 2015

Bluefin Tuna: Interesting Facts About A Surprising Endangered Species

Beyond critically endangered there are categories of extinction including extinct in the wild all the way up to entirely extinct. So, here is a little information about on species that is endangered headed in the direction of critically endangered: the Bluefin Tuna.

1 Comment / 26th August 2015

marine life

Marine Life of Western Australia- GoPro, by Lisa West

A short video showing marine life you can see freediving throughout Western Australia ; stingrays, caves, crayfish, dolphins, fish, seabirds and sharks

No Comments / 1st August 2015

Great White Shark

The Great White Shark & Frightening Opportunism

A fishing charter that works just off of the coast of New Zealand got a life-changing experience as they found themselves dealing with a Great White Shark.

1 Comment / 9th April 2015

The Last Ocean – save the Ross Sea

Californian ecologist David Ainley has been traveling to the Ross Sea to study this unique ecosystem for more than thirty years. He has written scientific papers describing it as a ‘living laboratory’.

No Comments / 24th September 2014