New Zealand Blue Whales…

This 2017 video says about itself: See Blue Whales Lunge For Dinner in Beautiful Drone Footage | National Geographic Scientists filming in the South Ocean off the coast of New Zealand captured this stunning footage of a blue whale eating a mass of krill. The whales can grow up to the length of three school […]

via New Zealand blue whales research — Dear Kitty. Some blog

Largest North American Ocean Reserve Created!

ENVIRONMENT Mexico’s government has created the largest ocean reserve in North America around the Pacific archipelago of the Revillagigedo islands. (The Guardian and National Geographic) What’s going on around the Revillagigedo islands? Learn more from our Pristine Seas expedition. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit. Discussion […]

via Mexico Creates One of the Largest Marine Reserves in the Pacific — Nat Geo Education Blog

Marine protected areas approach 3% of global ocean cover

Wildlife News New maps have been released by the International Union of Nature Conservation (IUCN) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) which show that 2.8% of the world’s oceans are now protected conservation zones. The maps were produced from data kept by the World Database on Protected Ar…

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