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The Tasselled Wobbegong Shark

The Tasselled Wobbegong Shark belongs to a group of 12 species of sharks known as carpet sharks. This little known but widely distributed shark is a native inhabitant of the coral reefs off the coast of northern Australia, New Guinea, Indonesia, and neighboring islands. Read more

March 15, 2018 |

Protecting Seagrass in Wakatobi

Seagrass, the “ugly duckling” of the conservation world, is a vital lifeline for thousands of communities around the globe and an efficient absorber of “blue carbon.” It is also quickly disappearing. In Indonesia’s Wakatobi National Park, a community-focused tree-planting initiative is helping protect seagrass meadows and foster a new generation of environmentally aware children. Read more

March 9, 2018 |

Belize bans oil activity to protect its barrier reef


Decision hailed as huge step forward that will safeguard both the marine environment and the country’s lucrative dive tourism industry. 

Some good news for the new year: in what has been called a huge step forward in protecting oceans and marine life, the Belize government has announced bold legislation to end oil activity in all of its waters. Read more

March 8, 2018 |

World’s biggest flooded cave found in Mexico

Source: Reuters Reporting by Rodolfo Penaroja; Editing by Paul Tait

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A group of divers has connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet, a discovery that could help shed new light on the ancient Maya civilization. Read more

March 6, 2018 |
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