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Friends Forever

There are many relationships present in the ocean, between many different (and sometimes completely opposite) animals. In science speak, two animals have a relationship if they interact in some way, with one another. These include; predation, competition, and symbiotic relationships. The main relationship I'll focus on today is symbiosis, which is a close relationship between… Continue reading Friends Forever

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Waves 101

There are so many places around the world that have incredible swell. Hawaii is famous for its rich surfing history, and waves perfect for longboards. It is also famous for having one of the best breaks in the world, Pipeline. But what causes these amazing waves, and how can places like Mavericks get 15+ meter… Continue reading Waves 101

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The Amazing Octopus

If you had to guess, what would you say the closest relative to octopus are? If you had said oysters, snails or clams then you would have been correct! No no, I'm not kidding! Squids and Octopus are part of the Phylum Mollusca, meaning 'soft bodied'. They are highly derived members of Mollusca, meaning over… Continue reading The Amazing Octopus

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

#WasteFreeWednesday is here again, and this time, I'm telling you about this phenomenon that is always referred to when talking about plastic pollution. Located between Japan and California, The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is the largest natural accumulation of plastic and other rubbish in the world. This is not the only place in the ocean… Continue reading The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

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Being in the Ocean

I think most people know that feeling that overwhelms you when you start walking into the ocean. Its that first chill from the cold water, that becomes more natural as you walk deeper, and more of your body becomes submerged. Its that feeling of the water moving against your skin, feeling all you troubles float… Continue reading Being in the Ocean