An octopus at New Zealand’s National Aquarium decided he’s had enough of life in captivity and deftly devised his own escape to the sea. His amazing getaway won Inky the octopus instant fame, and raises new questions about cephalopod intelligence.
Whales, the earth’s largest marine mammals, have had more than their share of ecological problems in all parts of the world’s seas and oceans. One of their biggest risks is noise in marine habitats caused by drilling for oil and gas.
Green Prophet speaks to Rima Jabado, a marine scientists working in the UAE about marine conservation and what dissection can teach us about sharks Following the tremendous response to our post on the UAE’s burgeoning fin shark trade (despite a ban on shark finning we might add), we at Green Prophet have embarked on impromptu […]
Something as big as a whale shark should be easy to track, but Dubai-based marine biologists learn they are actually quite elusive. It’s so tempting to attribute anthropogenic qualities to fauna. Take the whale shark Rhincodon typus, sometimes referred to as gentle giants, the largest fish to plow through tropical seas with its wide mouth […]