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I have finally found a present that I don’t need to reuse, reduce or recycle! It’s the “in” thing to give as a Christmas present this year and….you can even be a last-minute kind of person who forgot to go shopping and get one on the 24th or 25th . It’s adoption papers for a marine animal! The money goes toward research and education, and the care of the animals (depending on which organization you choose) and there are a huge variety to choose from. Here are just a few that I’ve come across; you can also contact your local public aquarium, I’m sure they’ll be able to help you find your perfect match: SEAHORSE http://www.mcsuk.org/support_mcs/Join+Donate+Adopt/Adopt-a-Seahorse SEA OTTER
https://aquariummember.aquariumofpacific.org/NetCommunity/adopt-an-animal/limited-edition-animals/adopt-a-cuttlefish HARBOUR SEAL
http://www.marinemegafauna.org/support-us/adopt-a-giant/ SEA TURTLE
http://whalemuseum.org/collections/adopt-an-orca So what are you waiting for? Adopt an animal for your loved ones!… More:
Researchers at the Georgia Tech’s School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences have painted a grim picture for the current status of Pacific ocean reefs. El Nino events are especially high this year and the waters surrounding many reefs are heating up quicker and more extensively than scientist had hoped.
“This El Niño event is driving one of the three largest global scale bleaching events on record,” said Kim Cobb, a professor in Georgia Tech’s School of Earth and Atmospheric Science. “Ocean temperatures exceeded the threshold for healthy corals back in the summer, and are continuing to warm. Bleaching occurs when temperatures exceed a threshold that is function of the amount of warming, as well as the length of time at that temperature.”… More:
It’s December and Christmas Day is getting closer…and fast! Hands up who hasn’t finished their Christmas shopping? Ok, tell the truth now…who hasn’t started their Christmas shopping? Yup, that’s what I thought. No fear, suggestions are here for your better half who thinks he/she is the next Fish Whisperer (or for yourself…or your kids :)). You can get the usual like: pumps, filters, quarantine tanks, another pretty fish, a gift voucher for fishy stuff, a book, 6 month’s supply of fish food OR you can get something like this: Cellphone cover (Etsy) Coral reef cushions (Etsy) Mugs (Cafepress.com)… More: