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Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 | Author:  | 9,935 views - starting Aug 9/09

Tuna are magnificent fish. They are large, stealth predators with powerful, stream-lined bodies that can out-perform even the most sophisticated machine (of comparable size) in strength, resilience, and vigor.

Unfortunately for them, they are also incredibly tasty and one of the most desirable ocean catches worldwide. Unfortunately for humans, they are not nearly as abundant as they once were because over-fishing threatens their survival and neither are they as nutritious because they are becoming increasingly contaminated with pollutants such as heavy metals.

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Monday, July 27th, 2009 | Author:  | 13,862 views - starting Aug 9/09

skinny whale what?!?

gray whale identification

a quick reference to distinguishing gray whales from other species ... click for a larger image

according to the urban dictionary, there is such a thing as “dolphin whale syndrome” … that made me chuckle …

according to biologists, however, there is also such as thing as “skinny whale syndrome” … this one’s not so funny …

skinny whale syndrome is a recent phenomenon that is being observed in pacific gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) by fishermen, local people living near marine environments, and marine biologists … the migration, feeding, and breeding behaviours of these magnificent mammals are changing … more…

Category: climate change, Ecosystems, life, oceans, water, wildlife  | Tags: , , , , , , ,  | 2 Comments

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Wednesday, April 29th, 2009 | Author:  | 1,115 views - starting Aug 9/09

Reduce your environmental footprint

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Friday, April 03rd, 2009 | Author:  | 12,799 views - starting Aug 9/09

good job World!! … this blog entry comes a little late in the aftermath of Earth Hour 2009, but my excitement for this year’s phenomenal success has yet to subside … i must say, wow! Earth Hour made news headlines all around the world this year … according to the WWF, a whopping 3,937 cities and towns in 88 countries participated! that’s *fantastic*!! … more…

Friday, March 27th, 2009 | Author:  | 5,496 views - starting Aug 9/09

Earth Hour— what an exciting event to partake in! … think of it — 1 billion people worldwide are expected to participate in this event this year … 1 billion! … will you be one of them? … 1 hour of darkness … that’s a small favour to ask in light of the abundant supply of electricity most of us enjoy every minute of every day … more…

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