Tags : marinelife

SeaWorld Abu Dhabi on Yas Island set to feature world’s largest aquarium

ABU DHABI: Miral, Abu Dhabi’s leading curator of magnetic experiences, in partnership with SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, announced today significant progress on the construction of SeaWorld Abu Dhabi, the next generation of marine life theme parks and Yas Island’s latest mega-development. The marine-life park, which is set to feature the world’s largest and most expansive […]...Read More

Near 100 whales dead in New Zealand mass beaching

Almost 100 pilot whales have died in a mass stranding on New Zealand’s remote Chatham Islands, conservation officials said Wednesday. Most of the marine mammals beached themselves over the weekend but rescue efforts were hampered by the area’s isolated location, about 800 kilometres (500 miles) east of the South Island, the Department of Conservation (DOC) […]...Read More

Britain’s ‘most remote’ island reels back fishing, extraction to safeguard rare marine life

Tristan da Cunha, aptly named the ‘most remote inhabited island on Earth’ with all of 245 permanent residents, has now banned fishing and other “extractive activities” in its surrounding waters, on a firm path to safeguard its marine wildlife. The British overseas territory, spanning an area of the South Atlantic three times the size of […]...Read More

Shrunk, drained of colour and life: Half of Great Barrier Reef’s corals wiped out in past 25 years

Half of the Great Barrier Reef’s corals have died over the past 25 years, scientists said Wednesday, warning that climate change is irreversibly destroying the underwater ecosystem. A study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society Journal found an alarming rate of decline across all sizes of corals since the mid-1990s on the vast World […]...Read More