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Interesting plastic facts

I would like to share some plastic facts with you that I found on the plastiki website. Some of these facts are shocking!

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 22 Apr 2010

This week in Fish: Tongue Biters and an incredible spiderfish larva

This week we find out if fishes have tongues and learn about the gruesome tongue biters, we swim on a wreck with a school of Yellowtail Kingfish and view images of an incredible larval spiderfish

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 22 Apr 2010

Tips for looking after our oceans

Here is a short list of how we can all care for our oceans to protect the beautiful marine life that lives there.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 21 Apr 2010

BugWise for Schools launch

This is a timely first blog post for me. Thursday 22nd April sees the launch of Bugwise for Schools. it will be the culmination of two major projects for investigating invertebrates - Web2spider and Plant2pollinator.

By: Sue Lewis, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 20 Apr 2010

This week in Fish: Robust Ghostpipefish and Banded Humbugs

This week we feature a beautiful image of the Robust Ghostfish, we swim with a school of Bigeye Trevally, have a close-up look at the head of a Spotted Wobbegong and comment on why Pacific Blue-eyes aren't breeding.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 16 Apr 2010

5 gyres

What is a Gyre? And how many are there?

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 15 Apr 2010

Plastiki Update 2

An update on the Plastiki expedition

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 12 Apr 2010

Short film about a plastic bag

This film follows the life of a plastic bag until it reaches the South Pacific Gyre.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 12 Apr 2010

This week in Fish: Tasselled Anglerfish and rockclimbing fish

This week we feature a fantastic image of the Tasselled Anglerfish, we watch a Blackspot Tuskfish doing its thing, look at juvenile fish rockclimbing and as always point to new fishy content.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 08 Apr 2010

Bugwise for Schools is coming

On 22 April we will be launching the Bugwise for Schools. Offering free online tools for exploring the environment and engaging in scientific practice with your class, here's how some of the many schools who helped us develop the toolkits have used Bugwise in their classroom - How will you?

By: Dr Sophie Lieberman, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 07 Apr 2010