Category: Oceans

The Ocean Race to collect data about the Global Environment

The forthcoming edition of The Ocean Race, which sets sail from Alicante, Spain, on the 15th January, is set to feature the most ambitious and comprehensive science program created by a sporting event. The round-the-world sailing race will measure microplastic pollution, gather information about… Continue Reading “The Ocean Race to collect data about the Global Environment”

Oceanic White Tip Shark population in Decline

Oceanic white-tip sharks are large, pelagic sharks found in tropical and subtropical oceans throughout the world. They live offshore in deep water, but spend most of their time in the upper part of the water column near the surface. Oceanic white tip sharks are… Continue Reading “Oceanic White Tip Shark population in Decline”

Nikon Coolpix P900 best Camera money can buy

There are nice cameras and then there are insanely nice cameras. Nikon’s Coolpix P900 is one of the insanely nice cameras, although in the world of photography it comes with a pretty affordable price tag. For $596 you can own a camera with zoom… Continue Reading “Nikon Coolpix P900 best Camera money can buy”

Like in many other regions of the World, Caribbean Coral Reefs are disappearing

Coral reefs form some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. But, for most of us, they are hidden from view. We are blind to how these ecosystems might be changing. Coral reefs face a number of threats – most of them are… Continue Reading “Like in many other regions of the World, Caribbean Coral Reefs are disappearing”

Suriname History Legend

First explored by the Spaniards in the 16th century and then settled by the English in the mid-17th century, Suriname became a Dutch colony in 1667. With the abolition of African slavery in 1863, other labor workers were brought in from India and colonial… Continue Reading “Suriname History Legend”

Polar bears caught feeding on a Whale Carcass in the Arctic

Polar bears in the Arctic struggle more and more to get a good meal. Sea ice is declining because of climate change, forcing polar bears to retreat to land, away from their main prey of seals. Then a dead sperm whale appeared on a… Continue Reading “Polar bears caught feeding on a Whale Carcass in the Arctic”

Top Ten Pesticide-Soaked Fruits and Vegetables to Avoid in the USA

About one billion pounds of conventional, synthetic pesticides are used each year in the United States to control weeds, insects, and other so-called pests. This number began rising in the mid-1990’s, with the advent of genetically modified foods, which are engineered in a lab… Continue Reading “Top Ten Pesticide-Soaked Fruits and Vegetables to Avoid in the USA”

Curacao Dolphin Academy produkt Mosa pleegt zelfmoord in Saudi Arabie

De 7-jarige dolfijn Mosa die door het Seaquarium op Curacao aan Saudi Arabie verkocht werd is overleden. Volgens de Dolphin Academy gaat het om een noodlottig ongeval en botste Mosa met een hoge snelheid tegen een wand van het bassin in het Midden Oosten,… Continue Reading “Curacao Dolphin Academy produkt Mosa pleegt zelfmoord in Saudi Arabie”

Was the Ark of Noah found in the Biblical Garden of Eden

There are many wonders of the ancient world which boggle our minds and inspire the heart, but what happens when a site of such precision and magnitude proves beyond a scientific doubt the existence of man to be older than anything known before? Such… Continue Reading “Was the Ark of Noah found in the Biblical Garden of Eden”

Jellyfish now officially known as the only Immortal Creature

The good news is that you can be immortal. The bad news is that you have to become a floating blob of jelly to do so. Scientists have discovered a jellyfish which can live forever. The Immortal Jellyfish known scientifically as Turritopsis dohrnii is… Continue Reading “Jellyfish now officially known as the only Immortal Creature”

Spiders use Earth’s Electric Field to Fly Hundreds of Miles

On October 31, 1832, a young naturalist named Charles Darwin walked onto the deck of the HMS Beagle and realized that the ship had been boarded by thousands of intruders. Tiny red spiders, each a millimeter wide, were everywhere. The ship was 60 miles… Continue Reading “Spiders use Earth’s Electric Field to Fly Hundreds of Miles”

World Animal Day since 1931

World Animal Day is celebrated every year on October 4th and is a day that unites all of us advocating for the improvement of animal rights and welfare standards. The day has become a platform to pool knowledge and start proactive discussions on issues… Continue Reading “World Animal Day since 1931”

Chinese Ships Dump Tons of Human Waste in Ocean

Multiple Chinese vessels dumping tons of human waste were spotted in the South China Sea, according to the US-based geo-spatial imagery company Simularity. The report posted images appearing to show ships over the past five years that were taken by satellites of the European… Continue Reading “Chinese Ships Dump Tons of Human Waste in Ocean”