Introduction Beneath the shimmering surface of the world’s oceans lies a breath-taking realm teeming with life, where intricate ecosystems interweave in a delicate balance. Marine biodiversity, with its kaleidoscope of vibrant creatures and habitats, holds the key to the health and
Dolphins, seals, walruses, whales – marine mammals come in different shapes and sizes yet share common traits. These remarkable creatures inhabit vast expanses of oceans around the globe but are exposed to numerous dangers that threaten their survival – ranging from illegal hunting practices to changing ocean temperatures due to climate change. Whales and dolphins
The world’s oceans are vast, complex, and full of life. Marine ecosystems are home to a wide range of species, from tiny plankton to massive whales, and play a crucial role in regulating the Earth’s climate and supporting human livelihoods. However, understanding these ecosystems and the complex relationships between different species can be challenging, and
Marine animals Trivia 1. You know those creepy-looking Pacific barreleye fish with the transparent heads and weird eyes? Well, turns out they’ve got some pretty wild eyesight – they can rotate their tubular eyes to look up or forward, allowing them to spot prey that’s above or in front of them. 2. Have you ever […]
The third largest river in the world and the most sacred river in Hinduism has now become one of the filthiest. After all, this is where 400 million people living near it dump their waste.
The last 30 years has seen the death of 50% of the world’s coral reefs and up to 90% may die in the next century including 29 reefs with World Heritage sites.
None of us were prepared for what climate change would bring to the world. More than 7,000 years ago, the last ice age ended abruptly signaling the beginning of the modern climate era.
This effort is in line with the country’s goal to reduce litter, which can be dangerous to marine life since garbage and other plastic materials may be mistaken for food.
Over the past 40 years, the Earth has already lost half of its wildlife, according to WWF. The planet is in the midst of a 6th mass extinction. But what makes this one worse than the previous 5 mass extinction is that the rate is becoming comparable if not rapid. The growing human population and their increasing demand for resources has cost the lives of tens of thousands
Good news for the bats and some marine species because the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) has recently granted them protected status. During the 12th Conference of the Parties (COP 12) that was held in Manila, protections for migratory bats, angelsharks, blue sharks, dusky sharks, guitarfish, white spotted wedgefish and whale sharks, among others were awarded