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03Nov

The Rhone Delta and the Camargue National Park

Camargue or the Rhone Delta is a swampy region in the south of France, which has formed from deposition of sediments carried by the Rhone river as it flows toward the Mediterranean Sea. It covers an area of 930 km ² (145,300 ha), being one of the most highly protected deltas in the entire world. […]

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01Nov

Horses, Bulls and Flamingos? You will find them all in Camargue

Camargue harbors a rich biodiversity, however the delta is renowned worldwide for three species: a smaller black bull breed and more supple than those for the corida, the beautiful Cheval Camarguais, a local breed of white horses, along with more than 50,000 of pink flamingo that pop out in marshes during the summer months. You […]

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18Sep

Bohol’s Tarsiers – the smallest monkey in the world?

Another goal of our project in the Philippines was the tarsiers reservation of the Bohol island. Tarsier is a primate that is related to Lemurians and has been promoted as the smallest monkey in the world. Tarsiers (Tarsius syrichta) on the island of Bohol is monitored and protected by the Philippine Tarsier Foundation. Tarsiidae is […]

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26Jun

Famous Nudibranchs of the Philippines

The Philippines is famous for its multitude of islands, tropical climate and landscapes, white sandy beaches and the wild sea of ​​fauna from the tiny molluscs to the largest fish on the planet. But for those who visit the underwater part of the Philippines, I think the most famous marine animals are Nudibranchs (Mollusca Gastropoda). […]

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30May

THRESHER SHARK FROM MONAD SHOAL – part 2

The thresher shark (Alopias pelagicus) is named this way because it has a long tail, the size of its body, which makes it resemble the continental mammal. But the famous tail, that is used to hunt, by whipping and stunning the fish, has attracted its destiny of endangered species: it is hunted to meet the […]

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24May

Thresher Shark from Monad Shoal

Author: Claudia Milea The Thresher Shark – one of the most shy and elusive shark Impressed by the grace of the gentle giant from Oslob, we headed our steps to the last point of our expedition, Malapascua Island, for Thresher Shark(Alopias vulpinus) meeting. One of the most shy and elusive shark, the Thresher Shark is […]

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22May

Mauve Dancer – Winner : Image of the Azores 2016

One of underwater photographs taken in our Azorean Shark Project 2016 (http://wepa.ro/proiect-2016-rechinii-din-azore/) won the Seducao no Mar photo contest from the Azores Fringe Festival 2017. Congratulations our colleague Alin Miu. More photos from our project can be see on www.Fishtale.ro The image is called Mauve Dancer, and it has Pelagia noctiluca – Meduza luminiscenta. You […]

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25Apr

Oslob – The gentle giant

Author: Claudia Milea Oslob – The gentle giant The expedition continued to carry us to the south of Cebu Island, to Oslob, more specifically to Tanawan village. We went there for a really special meeting with the world’s biggest fish: the whale shark. Divided into two subpopulations, the share is considered to be 75% in […]

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19Apr

Sardine Run – Moalboal – 2017 Project

Author: Alin Miu A new WEPA project is almost completed. Philippines Cebu region offers unique landscapes, gorgeous islands, memorable diving places, animals and fish of every kind, hospitable and smiling people. In the next period we will present our experience with this unique ecosystem. Moalboal – Pescador Island– Sardine run The trip from Cebu to […]

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