Category: science

Ocean Mimic – recycled plastic swimwear saving…

Ocean Mimic – recycled plastic swimwear saving the oceans:

These Ocean Mimic bodysuits have me all 🥰- who can’t get on board with a good business solution to an environmental problem. 

Ocean Mimic interviewed me for a piece on women in marine conservation, and I’ve been following them closely ever since. They haven’t paid me to promote this, I’m just honestly a huge fan! 

Sales from their recycled plastic swimwear fund clean up activities to get people started on the journey to reducing plastic and if that wasn’t cool enough, the designs are a-m-a-z-i-n-g mimics of ocean life. 

I’m in for the Mandarin Fish (2nd from left) 😍but you can choose from orca, whale shark, parrot fish, clown trigger fish, clownfish, coral or plastic (my 2nd fave design).

Even if you don’t put in pledge, put a little positivity in your day and spend 3 minutes checking out their Kickstarter video (see link above) and get inspired by what two ladies with big ocean dreams and heaps of hard work have achieved. And spread the word, because this is the answer for any woman (like me!) sick of only having the choice of black or pink for diving swimwear. 

Ocean Mimic – recycled plastic swimwear saving…

Ocean Mimic – recycled plastic swimwear saving the oceans:

These Ocean Mimic bodysuits have me all 🥰- who can’t get on board with a good business solution to an environmental problem. 

Ocean Mimic interviewed me for a piece on women in marine conservation, and I’ve been following them closely ever since. They haven’t paid me to promote this, I’m just honestly a huge fan! 

Sales from their recycled plastic swimwear fund clean up activities to get people started on the journey to reducing plastic and if that wasn’t cool enough, the designs are a-m-a-z-i-n-g mimics of ocean life. 

I’m in for the Mandarin Fish (2nd from left) 😍but you can choose from orca, whale shark, parrot fish, clown trigger fish, clownfish, coral or plastic (my 2nd fave design).

Even if you don’t put in pledge, put a little positivity in your day and spend 3 minutes checking out their Kickstarter video (see link above) and get inspired by what two ladies with big ocean dreams and heaps of hard work have achieved. And spread the word, because this is the answer for any woman (like me!) sick of only having the choice of black or pink for diving swimwear. 

JT at Fly Point #marineexplorer by John Turnb…

JT at Fly Point #marineexplorer

JT at Fly Point #marineexplorer by John Turnbull

Via Flickr:

Great Southern Reef Field Trip, Day 1 – Nelsons Bay. Over the next four months I’ll be surveying from Port Stephens to Perth, researching people’s perceptions and stewardship of the marine environment.

Please stop what you are doing and look at the…

Please stop what you are doing and look at these baby Lionfish! 

Remember:-

Lionfish in Atlantic = invasive = problem.

Lionfish in Pacific = native = not a problem.

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📷s by Steven Kovacs

Original article

Please stop what you are doing and look at the…

Please stop what you are doing and look at these baby Lionfish! 

Remember:-

Lionfish in Atlantic = invasive = problem.

Lionfish in Pacific = native = not a problem.

—-

📷s by Steven Kovacs

Original article

Careers and Employment – Marine Conservation P…

Careers and Employment – Marine Conservation Philippines:

🚨JOB ALERT 🚨

Hi Tumblr fam,

My friends over at Marine Conservation Philippines are hiring a Junior Science Officer! Great opportunity for early-career scientists and/or conservation practitioners.

Dust off your CV and put your best fin forwards!

Careers and Employment – Marine Conservation P…

Careers and Employment – Marine Conservation Philippines:

🚨JOB ALERT 🚨

Hi Tumblr fam,

My friends over at Marine Conservation Philippines are hiring a Junior Science Officer! Great opportunity for early-career scientists and/or conservation practitioners.

Dust off your CV and put your best fin forwards!

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Palau, In Western Pacific, Is First Nation To …

Palau, In Western Pacific, Is First Nation To Ban ‘Reef-Toxic’ Sunscreens:

Great news from Palau 🇵🇼

Sunscreens with chemicals toxic to reefs are banned nationally, with fines of $1000 for retailers who provide them.

Two chemicals at the top of the no-go list are oxybenzone and
octinoxate. Oxybenzone can be lethal to coral, damages DNA in adults,
and causes developmental deformaties in coral larvae.

Worried about sunburn? Plan ahead, stay out of the midday sun cover up,
search for reef-safe sunscreens – small efforts have a huge benefit for
our reefs.