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A Young Coral Garden by CRC at Akaryn Samui

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Figures concerning Coral Reefs

Every year, corals attract about 15 million tourists in 3000 diving centres registered in more than 90 countries. They provide to populations of the countries they border an essential source of food. A healthy reef can give more than 15 … Continue reading

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What is a healthy ecosystem like ?

Have a look at these images, and discover a real healthy ecosystem near Easter Island ! Video by Nat Geo Wild

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Deep sea life on Earth… and other Planets ?

In the very deep oceans of Earth, where we used to believe there was no life, unusual organisms have been found and studied. They live in fierce conditions: temperatures and pressures are extreme, plus they have almost no light, no food … Continue reading

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Who is the Great White Shark ?

“There are angel sharks, goblin sharks, crocodile sharks, bramble sharks, monk sharks, carpet sharks, swell sharks, nurse sharks, silky sharks, cow sharks, bull sharks, basking sharks, frilled sharks, cat sharks, leopard sharks, dogfish, hammerheads, porbeagles, and wobbegongs, but the species … Continue reading

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Smallest fish discovered is at Risk of Extinction

The 7.9mm long Paedocypris progenetica lives in the acid water (pH 3) of peat swamp in tropical forests. It is world’s smallest vertebrate, it has no skull and it is transparent ! This specie is however at high risk of extinction … Continue reading

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The Woodlouse and its Underwater Cousins

Recognize this ? Closely related isopod live very deep in the sea, the difference : the underwater environment allow them to grow much bigger ! Check it out by clicking here ! 

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Sunken Tanks and Planes become cities for Fish !

Sunken wrecks of boats and vehicles have become homes for several fish species, and corals are slowly covering them. Accidental or not, these underwater graveyards have a positive impact on marine ecosystems. Click here to read further and to see … Continue reading

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Underwater Ruins around the World

Ancient civilizations and more recent populations have left us a fascinating heritage. Ruins of cities are lying underwater since millenniums leaving humanity an extraordinary patrimony. Check where they are located, how old they are and see some pictures by clicking … Continue reading

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Amazing Underwater Species have extraordinary Survival Skills

The ability to fly out of the Water; undetectable colors and “Stay Away from me” colors; disgusting secretion… Ocean ecosystems are full of creative defense mechanism ! Check some sea creatures skills by clicking here !

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