They sing the same song .... oh my heart ♥️ I would never edit these beautiful songs with man made beats. I used to play whale songs to the babies when I was pregnant because nothing is as pure. AH. Please #protectouroceans and these majestic wonders
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"The Songs Of The Wild"
🔵Maestro's Notes: This incredible footage was filmed on location in Tonga courtesy of Expedition Leader, Founder and CEO of Humpback Swims @humpbackswims and Scuba Diver Life @scubadiverlife
, Professional Underwater Photographer and Filmmaker, Nadia Aly and shared to us by My Long-time Friend, Wildlife Conservationist and Environmentalist, Joyce @animal.radical
Both male and female humpback whales vocalize, but only males produce the long, loud, complex "song" for which the species is famous. Each song consists of several sounds in a low register, varying in amplitude and frequency and typically lasting from 10 to 20 minutes. Individuals may sing continuously for more than 24 hours. Cetaceans have no vocal cords, instead, they produce sound via a larynx like structure found in the throat, the mechanism of which has not as of yet been clearly identified. Whales do not have to exhale to produce sound. Whales within a large area sing a single song. All North Atlantic humpbacks sing the same song, while those of the North Pacific sing a different song. Each population's song changes slowly over a period of years without repeating. Scientists are unsure of the purpose of whale songs. Only males sing, suggesting one purpose is to attract females. However, many of the whales observed to approach a singer are other males, often resulting in conflict. Singing may, therefore, be a challenge to other males. Some scientists have hypothesized the song may serve an echolocative function. During the feeding season, humpbacks make unrelated vocalizations for herding fish into their bubble nets. Humpback whales make other sounds to communicate, such as grunts, groans, snorts and barks.
#Conservation#Education#Research#OceanOptimism 🌊 #OneOceanGlobal 🌏 @oneoceanglobal #HumpbackWhales#Songs#Calf#Mammals#Cetaceans#Sentient#Earthlings#StopIcelandWhaling
What a fascinating, exhilarating and totally thrilling morning we had. A truly special way to end the school holidays. Thank you @jettydivecentre for a memorable family adventure in our special backyard right here in paradise! Love living at #coffsharbour
This quote! Regardless of who said it, it hits the nail on the head.
I know I am no expert in the things I promote, I am learning, like many of you. And I enjoy sharing what I learn as hopefully, occasionally we might all share information and resources others aren'taware of, or that help us become more aware. (More on that later.) .
The important thing though, is that ever frequent "but what can I do? I'm just one person?" Or "you're just a kid. What makes you think you can change things?" And other such gems. Well guess what? A friend of mine's child has created a kids clean up initiative in her local area (and it is ever expanding) after her school project went viral, introducing environmental awareness and responsibility to kids and families in a fun way. An acquaintance decided to start up a free food share idea in his local community a few years ago, sharing/exchanging fresh homegrown produce. The Grow Free project is now expanding world wide, been on news and gardening shows, you name it. The Boomerang Bags project is another example, a couple of ladies making shopping bags out of old material, clothes etc for their local community. Again, now world wide.
Don't tell me it can't be done. It starts with one person. One idea. Then the effects start to ripple. "How can I change the world? I'm just one person." Start with your choices. Every decision you make has the opportunity to impact others. So do your research. Make informed decisions. Believe me, cause and effect will create enough ripples for you to make a difference.
Private tour on the Steve Irwin Sea Shepherd with my legend of a cousin Sarah! ⚓️
Starting off as a volunteer with @seashepherd 3 years ago, she is now the Bosun and is responsible for the ships hull and all it’s components including operating the small boat on missions (such as approaching whaling boats- what a BOSS)! With her boyfriend as the Captain, they have both played an active part in whale defence in Antartica & around the world, fighting illegal fishing in West Africa & currently on Operation Reef Defence where they will travel the east coast of Australia to oppose the Adani Carmical coal mine, rail link & coal port.
If you are in Sydney today or Brisbane next weekend, go and give them a visit & buy some merch or donate! All profits are donated to @seashepherdaustralia so they can keep fighting the good fight 🐳🐬🐠🐢 Huge shoutout to @keepcup for their ongoing support of our oceans 💙
“Plastic should be precious not single use”
Made this necklace to support my sister and aunty with their plastic online exhibition. Found these straws walking about 100 metres along pauatahanui inlet (porirua harbour). Also home to so many native birds habitats, hope they haven’t swallowed too much plastic. We need to do more to stop plastic getting into the harbour, like filtering the storm water instead of plastic just entering in from these drains and then ending up in the ocean. #plasticintent#plasticfreejuly#saynotoplastic @sarah_dyson_artist @jenny.hartley.165
#COSI is an awesome experience. Spent hours there today and did not come close to seeing it all. They have exhibits on everything from mechanical science, to the ocean, to ancient Egypt, to outer space and dinosaurs. A planetarium, giant screen theater, and plenty of hands on activities. Looking forward to the next trip to see what we missed. #protectouroceans#Feathereddinosaurs
4Ocean Pulls 1,000,000 Pounds of Trash From The Ocean: BOCA RATON, Fla., July 2018 4Ocean (www.4Ocean.com), an ocean cleanup company headquartered in Boca Raton, have pulled their one millionth pound of trash on July 20, 2018. This comes less than two years after the company was founded in January 2017. “This milestone shows us how much commitment there is from our customers, how much support there is from the communities and how much opportunity there is for us to make a difference in the future of the ocean,” says 4Ocean Co-Founder Andrew Cooper.
To date, 4Ocean’s cleanup efforts have been funded entirely by the sale of their bracelets, which are made from post-consumer recycled materials. Each bracelet purchased removes one pound of trash from the ocean and coastlines. @ecogreenservices @viktorfranovik @viktormagazine #followviktor#influencer#protectourseas#protectouroceans#saveouroceans#saveourplanet#saveourwildlife#saveourmammals#don ’tpullote #cleanourseas#saveourplanet#ecofriendly#ecofriendlyfashion#recycledfashion @4ocean
Can’t believe it’s already near the end of June! Summer is flying by... kinda loving it and hating it #melting .
Some things I really need to remind myself
1 DRINK WATER 🥤(w/out the straw or use reusable one)
2 SLEEP MORE 😴 (aim for 8-9 hrs)
3 plan my days off better 🏄🏽♀️⛹🏻♀️🧗🏽♀️ (more beach/waterfall daysss and be more productive)
4 wear sunscreen 😎 (stop missing areas)
5 use less plastic 😥🌊.
It’s crazy how much plastic and random things I see at beach cleanups: straws, toothbrushes, sandals, instant noodle sauce packets, sealed plastic bags of food, glass bottles, and lots more. Makes me think about all the things I throw away...trying to work on producing less trash and reusing more ☺️
So I got super sunburned from last weekends beach cleanup and then the one before that I got super dehydrated 😭 the sun is strong you guys 😂 anyways I make so many mistakes but I’m always learning and trying to improve and figuring out how to do things better and make smarter choices!! Wow great English robin lol yay 很好的英文老師.
What are some of your fave things to do in the summer? And what are some things you always need to remind yourself? 😆
It's been an absolutely incredible week swimming with these magnificent mammals for the first time with @coralbayeco!
The moment was short lived as these Humpback Whales are on the move, migrating from Antarctica all the way to the Kimberley's. We've had the most beautiful week of encounters 🐳🐳🐳
If you’ve seen the videos, you know it’s heartbreaking. It’s an astounding problem. As a mom, I want to help do my part by refusing plastic straws and helping others do the same by offering reusable stainless steel straw sets. Shop our Etsy store to get a set for yourself and feel good about making a difference!
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A somber talk on the future of coral reefs inspired @rosenfeldalexis and Alexie Valois to take action. The 2016 lecture, focusing on the need for coral ecological restoration, resonated so deeply that it prompted Alexis, a veteran underwater photographer, and Alexie, a journalist in France, to spend the next 2 years exploring the problems facing these endangered marine colonies. #Reefs are diverse ecosystems formed by the calcium secretions of coral clusters. These vast structures provide shelter and food for a huge variety of species, including crustaceans and fish mollusks. The pair’s project examines the state of numerous coral ecosystems around the world, along with the circumstances — climate change, oil spills, overfishing — contributing to their decline. The work is on exhibit outside @unesco’s Paris headquarters through August 30 as part of this year’s International Year of Reefs, a recurring campaign to raise awareness and support for these disappearing colonies. @rosenfeldalexis took this photo of a massive reef in the Red Sea. Swipe left to see 2 more photos: ecological restoration workers attempting to restore a reef, and a band of fish. Visit the link in our profile to read more on the @nytimes #LensBlog . ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::
This is the kind of action we need. Climate Change is the greatest threat facing mankind and it’s vital to our survival that we all do our part to mitigate the affects of this global crisis. 🇺🇸 #thenewrevolution#climatechange#protectourcoralreefs#protectouroceans#thenewyorktimes
The GWCP - No. 200 - the travel series - a bit sad 😞 and shocked 🤯 this morning After reading a staggering article (link in bio) that demonstrates just the degree of education, awareness and understanding needed (I’m making a terrible assumption here that most people are also not aware of the following) to protect our country, and our planet... Australia, according to the latest IUCN ranks 4th on the list of countries with the highest animal species extinction… 4th!!! and we have 892 species that are critically endangered, endangered or vulnerable… WOW, just WOW… (if you know of alternative statistics please share)... This release from the IUCN is worth a read… "Another invasive species threatening Australia’s reptiles is the toxic Cane Toad, which was introduced to Australia in 1935. For the Mitchell’s Water Monitor (Varanus mitchelli), which enters the Red List as Critically Endangered, dining on the toxic Cane Toad has resulted in population declines of up to 97% in some areas, following the arrival of toads. Australia’s reptiles are particularly vulnerable to poisoning by the Cane Toad as Australia has no native toads or other species that produce the same toxins.” 📸 now less than 50 meters from the ocean, these plastic bottles have most likely made their way to here through a drain waiting for the next major down pour to finish the trip... we can stop the flow by being thoughtful in our use and discarding of waste & just picking it up if we see it! Happy Sunday 😃
So my family hired a stand-up paddle board for our trip in Croatia which I thought would be heaps of fun... It is but also turns out that it's actually my vessel for picking up sea plastic. This was my first haul... If you ever buy plastic bottled water think of this image. Croatia is a sea based tourism economy so do a lot to keep it clean. And this was just from one small section on a tiny island. Imagine what it's like where they don't care. My parents were in Sicily before and said it's unbelievably bad there. 😓
the osma bloc d’alun... 💚 solutions for a #plasticfreejuly
the alum block (stone) is a natural crystal mineral of alum (potassium alum). the alum block (stone) is the original antiseptic aftershave which contains mineral salts that were originally used by the egyptians more than four thousand years ago for it’s healing and antiseptic properties.
shaving properties and benefits of using the alum stone: • very economical, can last a couple of years (approximately 100g is enough for 3-4 years) • doesn't contain harmful ingredients, is hypoallergenic
• alum is astringent and mildly antiseptic • alum stone is slightly alkaline, which creates an environment unfriendly to bacteria • removes bacteria which causes odor • ideal for men and women • has no scent, doesn't leave stain on clothes and doesn't damage them • ideal for allergy sufferers • relieves bites/stings of insects • soothes sunburns • after shaving, depilation etc. relieves irritation and stops bleeding • can be used as a toner for acne skin - dry spots • removes smell on hands from garlic, onions, etc, (when you wash hands, rub the alum few times into hand) • can also be applied to the feet for foot odor
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