Archive | March 2016

Tricks to recognize a Southern Right Whale

Southern Right Whale

Length adult: 14 -16m (with females larger than males).

Appearance:

Right whales are hard to confuse with other large whales.

20150727_04_MA-RE-I_FB_EV_IMG_0554 (EVermeulen)

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We as Marine Scientists, we deal with marine pollution

Water is Work

 “No water no jobs” is the sentence we can read in the UN World Water Day campaign. This year’s purpose is to highlight the links between water, jobs and sustainable developments. Indeed, water  is essential for life,  but it is also essential for jobs.

 One and a half billion people (half of the world’s workers) work in water related sectors.   According to the report released on the 22th of march, the population in Earth  will grow a 33% between 2011 and 2050 (from 7 billion to 9,3 billion). Due to increasing population,one of  the main issues will be the global food security.

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WORLD WATER DAY

 

A day to celebrate freshwater

Each year since 1993, the United Nations dedicated a day to draw people’s attention to the importance of freshwater and to advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. Water World Day was officially assigned to the 22nd of March with a different theme each year, organized by one of the UN’s Water members.

Better Water and Better Jobs

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Tricks to recognize a Humpback Dolphin

How can we recognize a Humpback dolphin? Read More…

Jean Paul Roux, the man who rescued 33 dusky dolphins in Namibia

On the 3rd of February 2016, Jean Paul Roux managed to rescue 33 stranded dusky dolphins on the Lüderitz coast. The news has been released on his facebook page “Lüderitz Marine Research”. Before reading the interview, it’s good to get to know the man. Read More…

Bottlenose Identification

Tricks to recognize a Bottlenose dolphin

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