Environment

These Ocean Facts Will Blow Your Mind

These Ocean Facts Will Blow Your Mind

4 November, 2015 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

Guest post by Contiki Vacations It’s big, it’s blue, it’s beautiful – but what’s really going on down there? The ocean is arguably the most fascinating part of this planet, and these ocean facts prove it: There’s A LOT of ocean out there. Oceans cover about 70% of the earth’s surface, […]

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9 Facts About Devil Rays

9 Facts About Devil Rays

31 October, 2015 at 2:30 am Comments are Disabled

With their devilish appearance and incredible surface stunts, it’s easy to see why divers and marine biologists alike are fascinated with devil rays. There are actually nine different species of devil ray, all part of the genus Mobula – read on to learn more about them.. #1 Devil rays are […]

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Toxic Critters

Toxic Critters

30 October, 2015 at 2:30 am Comments are Disabled

Look but don’t touch should be a solid mantra for every diver, and if preventing distress to marine life wasn’t already a good enough reason, take a look at this list of creatures that pack a nasty punch for those who dare to mess with them…. #1 Fire Coral Where: […]

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5 of the Most Invasive Marine Species

5 of the Most Invasive Marine Species

29 October, 2015 at 4:40 pm Comments are Disabled

If you have ever traveled overseas then you’re probably familiar with filling out the customs declaration form, ticking yes or no to whether you have brought any agricultural items with you. Why do Governments care about this? Even if the items seem harmless, there could be threats that are detrimental to […]

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The Fish That Doesn’t Swim

The Fish That Doesn’t Swim

27 October, 2015 at 2:36 am Comments are Disabled

If you’re at 125 feet underwater and you see a fish with bloated red lips, walking like a drunk guy, with a horn like a unicorn and shaped like a bat, two things could be happening. You may have nitrogen narcosis or you’re diving off the Galapagos Islands looking at […]

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Scary Facts About Vampire Squid

Scary Facts About Vampire Squid

26 October, 2015 at 3:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Sure, there are plenty of fictional monsters known to provide a scare or two come Halloween, but they don’t hold a candle to some of the terrifying creatures found in the sea! Do you think a vampire is scary? Wait until you see a vampire squid! The following are five facts […]

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