This blog was first published by Project AWARE. To learn more about the growing movement of scuba divers protecting the ocean planet one dive at a time, visit projectaware.org. This July, Discovery Channel’s Shark Week returned bigger than ever before, making a splash as the highest-rated Shark Week in the event’s 28 […]Read more ›
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If you know anything about Palau in Micronesia then you probably have some idea of the lake full of jellyfish. If not, then it’s likely you will soon have it on your travel to-do list! As are most places in Micronesia, Palau is absolutely beautiful. It also has a very […]Read more ›
The humphead wrasse (Cheilinus undulates), commonly referred to as the Napoleon wrasse, Maori wrasse, or Napoleon fish, can be found hanging around coral reefs in the Indo-Pacific Oceans “from the Red Sea and the coast of East Africa to the central Pacific, south from Japan to New Caledonia”. Most people […]Read more ›
You’ve heard legends of enchanting mermaids who lure sailors to veer off course. These stories came from Greek mythology and were told in Christopher Columbus’s time, landing in what is now the Dominican Republic. What could have possibly conjured up stories of a creature that was half fish, half woman? Historians now believe that the legends came from lonely, scurvy-ravaged […]Read more ›