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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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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

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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09Nov

Seahorses of the Black Sea

Author: Alex Georgescu Few know the Seahorses are actually fishes and have all the organisms that fish have, being at the same time the only vertebrates that swim vertically with their heads up. There are almost 50 species of seahorses of which most commonly met in The Black Sea is the Common Seahorse (Hyppocampus guttulatus). It […]

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10Oct

The new generation of loggerhead turtles of Zakynthos

Another 2016 WEPA’s project about the new generation of loggerhead turtles of Zakynthos has been documented by our colleague Madalin Miu with support of  ARCHELON Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece and  Zakynthos National Marine Park . The loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) is one of the biggest with an average measures around 90 cm long when […]

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21Jul

Project 2016 – Sharks of Azores

Shark photographing – The story behind Author: Alin Miu Our project’s main goal was photographing the sharks in the Azore archipelago. The islands are situated in the Atlantic Ocean and are under the jurisdiction of the country of Portugal, as an autonomous region. The destination was chosen after an in-depth research about the shark species […]

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05Jun

A new WEPA Project – Sharks of Azores

A new project WEPA will be held in July 2016. The project takes place in the Marine Protected Area in the Azores and its subjects two sharks – Mako shark blue shark . Members will photographing, monitoring and documenting specimens of endangered species of sharks. Underwater photography subjects project will be carried out alongside experts […]

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