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May 24, 2017
Congo’s Sea Turtles

Congo’s Sea Turtles at Risk, Gertler Family Foundation Steps In

Saving the Congo’s Sea Turtles Probably when you think of the Congo, an image of sea turtles is not the first thing that comes to mind. However, these large creatures of the sea have been swimming along the Congo’s 23-mile long coastline for millions of years. Almost on the verge […]
September 25, 2016

One Man Risks His Life to Care for Aleppo’s Homeless Cats

Hero to the Cats: Syria’s Other Casualty of War In 2011, a peaceful movement to bring democratic reforms to the government of Syria sprung to life. Five years later, this peaceful movement has become a full-scale civil war with a death toll of more than 300,000 Syrians, including in excess […]
April 26, 2016
birds and airplane

Acoustic Scarecrows: Saving the Lives of Birds and Humans

Removing birds from danger zones in a non-lethal way Ever find yourself in a place where there is so much noise you can’t hear yourself think? Or tried to have a conversation at a rock concert? If you’re like me, you run out gasping for quiet. Turns out birds are […]
November 17, 2014
Underwater scene

Big Data: Helping to Sustain Sea Life for Generations to Come

Thousands of commercial fisherman troll the ocean waters to find the tastiest and most interesting seafood for consumers around the world. At the same time, global fisheries work tirelessly to protect the sustainability of the seas. The sheer volume of fishing vessels spread out across the world has made the […]
September 9, 2014
Blue Whale tail

Marine scientists, Environmentalists and Lovers of the Sea are Ecstatic about the Return of the California Blue Whale

The California Blue Whale weighs as much as 190 tons and grows to a length of 33 meters, making it the largest animal on earth. They live primarily along the California coast, but have been spotted as far north as the Gulf of Alaska and as far south as Costa […]
April 21, 2013
Honey Bee in Flight

Parliamentary Action for Bees

The debate about the health of the little buzzing critters that routinely disrupt picnics – Bees – has taken on an ever-widening scope. Within the last decade scientific evidence has shown that wild species of bees, or honeybees, are responsible for pollinating “one third of the world’s crops.” And it’s also become […]
January 14, 2013

Listening to Nature at San Diego Zoo

It was encouraging to read an article on the BBC about the San Diego Zoo working closely with companies in order to help the natural world facilitate further advances in technology and industry. This is the first zoo in the world to open a ‘Centre for Bioinspiration’ hoping to inspire […]
December 27, 2012
Honey Making Money

Honey Making Money

Much has been reported on the global plight of honeybees. Their diminishing numbers make for worrying reading – far from a ‘cutesy’ environmental issue that is open to ridicule by politicians and moneymen, this phenomenon is directly tied to our species’ livelihood. The fact is that scientists don’t know why bees […]
October 15, 2012
marine protected area

The Planet Strikes Back

As most of the press, broadsheets or blogs, are predicated on facilitating drama –one way or another – negative stories always trump those waving a flag of encouragement. I don’t know if this is a human quirk, a prehistoric perversion akin to staring at a car wreck, or if it […]