Environment

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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Museo Atlantico: Spain’s Newest Underwater Museum

Museo Atlantico: Spain’s Newest Underwater Museum

11 February, 2016 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

All works and photographs courtesy of Jason deClaires Taylor  Jason deCaires Taylor installs the first phase of sculptures in Museo Atlantico, the first underwater contemporary art museum in Europe and the Atlantic Ocean. Situated in clear blue waters off the coast of Lanzarote, Spain. The unique, permanent installation is constructed 14m beneath the […]

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5 Facts About the Sea Bunny Slug

5 Facts About the Sea Bunny Slug

25 January, 2016 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

Have you seen this sea creature before? Long before the sea bunny became quite the viral video sensation, these unique nudibranchs, named Jorunna parva, have been hippity-hopping around the waters of the Indo-Pacific Ocean. Let’s learn a little about these seemingly “furry” friends. That’s No Fur Coat First of all, that white fur coat […]

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From Thilas to Kandus: Scuba Diving in the Maldives

From Thilas to Kandus: Scuba Diving in the Maldives

19 January, 2016 at 2:24 am Comments are Disabled

With 20 atolls and around 1,200 islands the Maldives are, without doubt, one of the finest dive sites that our Blue Planet has to offer. Almost every diver dreams about visiting this stunning archipelago at least once in their lifetime. The azure blue lagoons surrounding the islands of the Maldives […]

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