Browsing: Scuba Features
Most Canadians know the story of the gold rush in our country’s far north more than a century ago. But a rush to find a ring that was lost in the Yellowknife River — not so many.
Lauren Peel has a BSc (Hons.) in Zoology from University of Western Australia. She is currently a PhD candidate in marine biology at University of Western Australia and project leader for The Manta Trust and Save Our Seas Foundation’s Seychelles Manta Ray Project.
When it comes to one of the most diverse and productive marine settings in the world today, Komodo National Park is undoubtedly keeps the high position in the list. With over 250 species of corals and 1000 fish species, the park is a heaven for divers. The park represents two different marine environments that is why your Komodo liveaboard diving vacations at south and north of the park will differ a lot. It is also noteworthy that conditions in this two environments change seasonally.
Dr Nathan Hart is an expert in comparative neurobiology and specialises in animal sensory systems. He completed his PhD on colour vision in birds at the University of Bristol, UK, before moving Australia in 1999. He’s since worked on the visual systems of various animals, and more recently has been working with sharks. We interviewed him about his very interesting career history.
It has taken a few weeks to allow thoughts to sink in on what I’m about to write. During my lifetime I have, from shattered experience, learned it is never easy to say goodbye to a friend. Harder still when it is their untimely death that takes them away without any opportunity to say goodbye.