His bad reputation of "man-eater" sticks to his skin. It is urgent, however, to change our perspective on this fragile animal that is essential to the balance of the oceans.
Storytelling (choose 1 of these 2 assignment: podcast OR storytelling) (option 3)
You will write your own story about your thesis or about a marine science topic which interests you. This story will be a minimum of 250 - 500 words or 1500 - 3000 characters.
A story on noise, and a different way of looking at it. Aiming to make us think about less known impact we have.
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This storytelling is about the natural and anthropogenic threats that sea turtles have to deal with nowadays since they hatch. The aim of its style is to catch the interest and transmit science to all the public, specially to the children. In my opinion, the youngest public has an important role on the conservation of marine ecosystems and even though science could be complex to understand, they should be aware about the current state with the new research outputs.
It is a story about Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, a marine protected area and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Philippines.
A fictional story of a true event: how a community of whale-sharks fishermen ended up by switching to Eco-tourism. Inspired on my personal experience.
In this short article I want to tell you the story of one of Germanys most remote islands that is a nature reserve in the Baltic Sea, a refuge for migrating birds crossing the sea and a site of special imortance for seabirds, waterbirds, seals and many more in a highly used and affected area.
International scientific collaboration – its importance and role in saving a species from the brink of extinction
Harbour porpoises are one of the many species listed under Annex II of the European Union Habitats Directive, requiring each member state to create Special Areas of Conservation ...Read the rest of this topic
"A world where every whale and dolphin is save and free"
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The story "lost bridge " contains my own experience on one of remarkable but hidden place in Sri Lanka. The place called Adam's bridge is ecologically significant as it contains numerous marine ecosystems and marine organisms. The higher security and the belief on this place is a reason for good protection of the place. Hope you enjoy the reading!
A short story about a disgusting but fascinating discovery we did when volunteering in the Caribbean.
- My apologies for the bad quality, I took a screenshot of the word document, since I could not upload word nor pdf.
Oh, oh, oh, I know that Christmas is coming, but if you prefer horror stories than fairytale stories, you should keep reading this dark letter. I advice the faint-hearted to continue their way.
/!\ Projection of the results of my master thesis /!\
Better than watching television, having an aquarium can entertain you hours and hours. Being an aquarist is a passion necessitating patience, rigorousness and self-investment. So now imagine you, bringing a piece of the tropics into your house to shine the grey weather of Europe. What about ...Read the rest of this topic
It's about food waste and sustainability efforts in a remote island. Just read it, will you? :P
Some inevitable thoughts about plastic and how far we polluted our earth.
How Much Do You Know About Hilsa? The National Fish of Bangladesh. I am here to help you to know about Hilsa, our national pride!
The Indian shad, Tenualosa ilisha (Hamilton), popularly known as Hilsa, GI (Geographical indicator) product of Bangladesh, belonging to the Family Clupeidae. Hilsa ...Read the rest of this topic
Thoughts concerning sunscreen coming from a white european student spending time in Algarve during summer
The story of my bro Mako.
“Some people have adventures … I am an adventure !” This is the last phrase I remember from Mako before he got taken away from me and his dream. So buckle up ladies and gentlemen’s and enjoy the lecture.
We must understand that everything is connected by the ecosystem chain. Animals and organisms are connected to contribute to the environment system in a perfect synchrony and mutualism. Now a days, the anthropogenic impact on the animals and in the environment is heavy, threatening since the ...Read the rest of this topic
Phenomena give life, and inspire us in life, especially as aspiring scientists on Earth. To some, childbirth is a phenomenon that bring life on Earth, while to most, the Aurora is a rare beautiful phenomenon that can be witnessed more frequently in certain parts of the world; and to others, Paris...Read the rest of this topic
One of the biggest mysteries of cell biology is how mitochondria, an oval energy producing organ has its own DNA (MtDNA) and how they still kept this DNA considering the large size of DNA the cell itself has. Scientists think that mitochondria were once independent single-celled organisms until, ...Read the rest of this topic
It is no news that we live in a society where flat-Earthers and those who genuinely believe dinosaurs did not exist still roam the Earth, despite all evidence from outer space pictures and fossil records. No wonder people are so suspicious about things they cannot see or experience within their ...Read the rest of this topic
Have you ever thought about how fish feel?
Personally, before being involved in a research project on the welfare of fish, I wasn’t really concerned about their emotions. But that changed, and I will tell you why.
Let me talk you through the procedure of how herring is fished and what a ...Read the rest of this topic
Sharks are nowadays trending topic, but why?
Here is the answer: they have been banished for long time, pop culture have seriously damaged their image as killer machines, with nothing else in their agenda but to kill people.
Wait, killer whales are also named killer because of one reason! Yes, ...Read the rest of this topic
Sharks around the world are in grave danger; they are apex predators, controlling fish populations and maintaining healthy oceans. Ocean health, and therefore the health of the planet, are reliant on shark populations. The dangers that sharks face every single day have led to drastic decreases in...Read the rest of this topic
Indonesia is always hit by deadly natural disasters every year. Earthquakes, volcano eruptions, forest fire, huge floods, tsunamis, as well as prolonged droughts in other regions are considered as the most frequent disasters occurred in this country. Let me take drought as an example. The ...Read the rest of this topic
When fish farmers first decided to rear their fish in coastal waters, they didn't stop to think about where the fish waste and uneaten feeds would go. “After all,” they must’ve felt, “the ocean is huge, and already full of fish waste anyway!” Both assumptions are true, but don’t have much weight ...Read the rest of this topic