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I’d never heard of Ningaloo (an important Australian marine park) until my French teacher talked about it!

(and I wasn’t the only one – I wonder if that says anything about Australia’s society and education today?) 222 more words

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From Miles on high to the Depths of the Sea

Today we trade in our wings, and head in the opposite direction. From way on top of the World, we are going to brave the depths of the Ocean blue. 162 more words

10-14-14 Slate Pencil Urchin from Ron's Echinoderm Series

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Class: Echinoidea (Sea urchins)
Subclass: Cidaroidea
Order: Cidaroida
Family: Cidaridae

Genus/species: Eucidaris tribuloides

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: Brown body with thick spines in all directions.  163 more words


Fiji: A View From Above

Visiting Fiji has always been a travel dream of mine.  I’m so excited to be able to check that one off the bucket list!  There are many ways to get from the main airport in Nadi to any of the outlying islands.   44 more words



“Acidification of seawater is especially harmful to coral reefs and shells but, as scientists have been learning in recent years, its impacts are also far more subtle, changing the homing instincts of fish and even their ability to detect predators.” ( 15 more words

Sustainability Reads of the Week: 10/6 - 10/12

Around the world in 22 carbon capture projects

The injection of carbon into the ground instead of releasing it into the atmosphere, carbon capture and storage (CCS), has been increasingly discussed by the IPCC as one way to mitigate climate change. 444 more words

Sustainability Reads Of The Week

The Beach: A Week in Jeddah

The beach I chose to go to in Jeddah is called La Plage. I ended up going twice, once on Monday, my first full day, and again on Saturday, my last full day. 2,395 more words

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