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Louise Mosley

Louise Mosley posted in mentor circle: Life Below Water

Dec 3, 2021 at 09:10 in United Kingdom

Nurdles: the worst toxic waste you’ve probably never heard of

Billions of these tiny plastic pellets are floating in the ocean, causing as much damage as oil spills, yet they are still not classified as hazardous
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Louise Mosley

Louise Mosley

Nov 23, 2021 at 13:55 in United Kingdom

Octopuses, crabs, and lobsters will be recognized as 'sentient beings' in UK after a review concluded they feel pain and distress

The review defined sentience as "the capacity to have feelings, such as feelings of pain, pleasure, hunger, thirst, warmth, joy, comfort and excitement."
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Louise Mosley

Louise Mosley posted in mentor circle: Life Below Water

Nov 4, 2021 at 10:52 in United Kingdom

Walrus from Space

Walrus are under threat from a warming climate. Now you can help.  WWF and British Antartic Survey (BAS) are working together to understand the impacts of climate change on Walrus.
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Louise Mosley

Louise Mosley posted in mentor circle: Life Below Water

Oct 22, 2021 at 07:33 in United Kingdom

Puffer Fish Constructs A Masterpiece of Love - BBC Earth

To attract a female fish, the Japanese Puffer fish will work 24 hours a day, for an entire week in a row, to create the most stunning sand art.This most incr...
Louise Mosley

Louise Mosley posted in mentor circle: Life Below Water

Oct 15, 2021 at 08:15 in United Kingdom

These Maldives islanders once saw sharks as the threat. Now they fear the plastic

Diving with tiger sharks off Fuvahmulah brought a tourist boom that has led to a destructive tide of plastic waste. But now locals are pushing back
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Louise Mosley

Louise Mosley posted in mentor circle: Life Below Water

Oct 10, 2021 at 11:10 in United Kingdom

Ocean Photographer of the Year 2021 winners – in pictures

From Western Australia to Norway, photographers around the world capture animals and plants in their natural environment – and under threat from human activity
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Louise Mosley

Louise Mosley posted in mentor circle: Life Below Water

Oct 4, 2021 at 06:06 in United Kingdom

Croatian scientists make beer from yeast isolated from the sea | Croatia Week

SPLIT, 2 October 2021 – A revolutionary product has been produced by the Department of Marine Studies at the University...
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Louise Mosley

Louise Mosley posted in mentor circle: Life Below Water

Sep 8, 2021 at 07:38 in United Kingdom

One of world's rarest sharks spotted off Welsh coast for first time | ITV News

Incredible footage has been captured of one of the world's rarest sharks off the coast near Wales from a diver. | ITV National News
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Louise Mosley

Louise Mosley posted in mentor circle: Life Below Water

Sep 6, 2021 at 07:58 in United Kingdom

Aegean Marine Life Sanctuary

On a mystical Greek island, marine conservationists are battling the odds to build a safe-haven for mistreated dolphins.
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Louise Mosley

Louise Mosley posted in mentor circle: Life Below Water

Sep 3, 2021 at 09:58 in United Kingdom

Something a little different today for #fishyfriday Another great example of collaboration in nature!

BBC One - Life, Fish, Mobile cafeteria

Barbels benefit from their top to toe service on waiting hippos.
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Louise Mosley

Louise Mosley posted in mentor circle: Life Below Water

Aug 31, 2021 at 16:23 in United Kingdom

Take a few moments to relax and be transported to another world, a world of dancing dragons.

BBC One - Life, Fish, Dancing dragons

The beautiful, balletic courtship of weedy sea dragons.
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Louise Mosley

Louise Mosley posted in mentor circle: Life Below Water

Aug 20, 2021 at 08:24 in United Kingdom

Thailand bans coral-harming sunscreens - SCUBA News

Thailand has banned several sunscreen products from the country’s national marine parks. These contain chemical compounds proven to be harmful to
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Louise Mosley

Louise Mosley posted in mentor circle: Life Below Water

Aug 12, 2021 at 12:48 in United Kingdom

Welcome to the ‘plastisphere’: the synthetic ecosystem evolving at sea

Ocean plastic has created a unique home for specialised organisms, from animals that travel on it to bacteria that ‘eat’ it
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Louise Mosley

Louise Mosley posted in mentor circle: Life Below Water

Aug 10, 2021 at 12:51 in United Kingdom

Scuba-diver photographs Scotland's colourful marine life

Scuba-diver Ross McLaren has taken thousands of photos of marine life in Scotland's rivers and sea-lochs.
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