Do Fish Feel Pain? The age old question!

Hey everyone! Ocean conservation and marine life expert Jaclyn Friedlander here and today at the request of Jarrett Sullivan, we are going to talk about weather or not fish feel pain. This is an interesting topic that has been under scientific debate for many years. I did a lot of research on the topic this […]

“We are chasing the last of the big fish” | Interview with fisheries scientist Daniel Pauly

The way we interact with the ocean, and with the world, is insane because we behave as if we had another planet, and we don’t. My name is Daniel Pauly, I’m a professor of fisheries at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. I think the biggest change in the ocean has happened already, […]

Fishes Feeding – Reef Life of the Andaman – Part 19

The jellyfish’s sting is no guarantee of its own survival. This Australian spotted jellyfish at Racha Yai comes under attack from a scrawled filefish. Once a jellyfish has lost its defenses, a free-for-all invariably ensues. Rainbow runners dart by, but this feeding frenzy like many others is led by streaked spinefoots. Although the opportunistic spinefoots […]

Reef Fishes – Reef Life of the Andaman – Part 9

A visit to the island of Koh Tachai often provides a special treat for divers: a large and easily approached school of teira batfish. The underwater landscape here is characterized by large granite boulders which provide the type of shelter that the batfish love. Hanging in the current, sometimes on their side, the batfish are […]

How To Keep Your Goldfish Alive For 15 Years

The longest-living goldfish on record was 43 years old. But chances are your goldfish didn’t even live a quarter that long. In fact, most goldfish don’t survive past their fifth birthday, and that’s a major problem since they’re supposed to live for about as long as your cat. So why are goldfish dying so young? […]

SAVE OUR PLANET – Accounting for nitrogen in food sustainability

SAVE OUR PLANET … Accounting for nitrogen in food sustainability. In a recent study, University of Pittsburg environmental scientists Dr. Xue Xiaobo and Professor Amy Landis in Pennsylvania, USA calculated the “nitrogen footprints” of various foods. They then compared this measure of environmental impact with the same foods’ carbon footprint. Nitrogen pollution is created from […]