Environment

Sipadan’s New Underwater Marshals

Sipadan’s New Underwater Marshals

9 March, 2016 at 7:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Last July, Sabah’s State Government appointed 6,846.5 hectares or coral reef surrounding Pulau Sipadan as a protected park in an effort to preserve marine life in the area. Previously only the 13.5 hectares of land was protected, restricting Sabah Parks from enforcing conservation laws in the surrounding waters. A ceremony […]

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7 Facts about Sea Lions

7 Facts about Sea Lions

28 February, 2016 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Sea lions are some of the most adorable creatures that you’ll find in the sea. In fact, the name “sea lion” may be a bit of a misnomer. “Sea puppy” might be a better fit. Of course, this is purely an opinion, and you’re probably looking for a few sea […]

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Protecting the Galapagos: Roberto Ochoa and the Pristine Seas Project

Protecting the Galapagos: Roberto Ochoa and the Pristine Seas Project

23 February, 2016 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

Roberto Ochoa is a PADI Divemaster and Ecuadorian marine wildlife videographer committed to the protection and preservation of the ocean environment and all marine life. Recently, he has been working with the National Geographic Pristine Seas project, launched in 2008 by National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Enric Sala to “find, survey, and help […]

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The Sarcastic Fringehead is One of the Ocean’s Strangest Fighters

The Sarcastic Fringehead is One of the Ocean’s Strangest Fighters

22 February, 2016 at 7:39 am Comments are Disabled

Many people haven’t heard of the sarcastic fringehead. Located off the Pacific coast of North America, these fish are usually less than 10 inches long, and at first glance they’re not much to look at. But don’t be too quick to judge—these guys are fascinating once they open up. The […]

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The Great Outdoors Could be the Key to Your Happiness

The Great Outdoors Could be the Key to Your Happiness

17 February, 2016 at 8:18 am Comments are Disabled

Guest post by Contiki Vacations The great outdoors awaits, because milk ain’t the only thing that does a body good. Explore the various reasons why a brief visit with Mother Nature can nurture you back towards a state of nirvana. “Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once […]

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The Mystery and Magic of Whale Songs

The Mystery and Magic of Whale Songs

15 February, 2016 at 3:34 pm Comments are Disabled

You know that thrilling sensation you get when your favorite band launches into their first song at a live show, or when you hear the shuffling of musical instruments as an orchestra warms up before performing a symphony? Did you know that you can get that same thrill below the water as […]

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