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03Oct

Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area (NP MPA)

The Islands of Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida are synonymous with wonderful coral reefs, amazing surf breaks, peace, and tranquillity. For diving and snorkeling enthusiasts, it’s also the place where one can have unforgettable encounters with majestic manta rays. Located within the Coral Triangle marine biodiversity hotspot, Nusa Penida Marine Protected Area (NP MPA) is […]

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25Sep

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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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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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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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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21Feb

Sharks of Philippines – a new WEPA 2017 Project

Sharks of Philippines – a new Wepa 2017 project We are preparing a new project, this time we will dive and photograph in the archipelago Cebu, Philippines. Underwater photography subjects of our project are two species of shark: the whale shark and thresher shark : THE WHALE SHARK – Rhincodon typus is the largest existing […]

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21Feb

2017 Project – Sharks of Philippines

2017 Expedition – Cebu Islands – Philippines Main destination Cebu Province is located in the central part of the Filipino archipelago, Visayas region, east of Negros and west of Leyte and Bohol Islands. The area consists of the island of Cebu along with other 167 small islands, including: Sumilion, Mactan, Olango, Malapascua, Camotes, etc. Here […]

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