Tagged: Marine Biology

Kelp forests in Europe

Kelp, a type of brown seaweed, can form dense ‘forests’ along the coastlines of temperate countries. As long as there are rocks available for the kelp to attach to with their ‘holdfasts’, then...

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Our Plastic Oceans

Cigarettes, food wrappers, plastic bottles and bags… these are the top 4 items found on our coastlines and waterways according to oceanconservancy.org. With the news of an 85% drop in plastic bag usage in...

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CITES protection of sharks and manta rays

Yesterday, the 14th September 2014, marked a turning point for the protection of sharks and manta rays in the wild, with tighter regulations on the international trade of five species of commercially valuable sharks and all...

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Orca in British waters

RT @drmtbishop: 2 Killer Whales from the Gills Bay Orkney ferry on Sat. Only managed 1 photo in the excitement! pic.twitter.com/ljkMyINNEW — Wildlife Sightings (@wildlife_uk) August 6, 2014 One of our contributors, Dr...

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