Project 2018 – Nusa Penida

Project objectives 1. Immortalization of the main threatened species in the Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembogan, Nusa Ceningan islands: marine mammals, sharks, turtles, fish; 2. Monitoring populations of marine animals; 3. Communicating the needs for the recovery of threatened marine animal populations; 4. Involving communities in the effort to protect themselves by raising awareness of overfishing, […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Mauve Dancer – Winner : Image of the Azores 2016

One of underwater photographs taken in our Azorean Shark Project 2016 ( 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 The image is called Mauve Dancer, and it has Pelagia noctiluca – Meduza luminiscenta. You […]

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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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Wild Bisons of Romania – National Parc Vânători Neamț

A short movie of wild bisons from WEPA’s project: Bulls Fight

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