Jun 13

2020

How oceans help fight Covid-19

How oceans help fight Covid-19

There is no doubt that our health is intimately tied to the health of the earth and its’ oceans. According to UNESCO, our oceans not only help in the detection of COVID-19 but could also help combat it.   How oceans help detect Coronavirus Bacteria found in the depths of the ocean are currently being […]

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Jun 9

2020

How Can I Protect the Ocean?

How Can I Protect the Ocean?

Scientific research has concluded that we need to protect 30% of our blue planet by 2030 in order to safeguard the health of marine life and habitats. Yes, we need to put pressure on governments to take action and change policy but we can all do our bit to make a difference. In fact, working […]

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Jun 3

2020

10 Reasons Why We Depend On Our Oceans

10 Reasons Why We Depend On Our Oceans

Healthy, productive oceans are essential for food, jobs and economic growth. They also keep the planet cool – in more ways than one! 1. 50-70% of our oxygen – This oxygen comes from phytoplankton (tiny oceanplants that live close to the water’s surface and use sunlight and carbon dioxide to make food).   2. Absorption of […]

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May 20

2020

How to become a Marine Biologist in Queensland

How to become a Marine Biologist in Queensland

What is Marine Biology? Marine biology is the study of ocean life – organisms and ecosystems in saltwater environments. Marine scientists study interactions between marine plants, marine animals and coastal areas and the atmosphere. Marine biology is a broad term which includes many specialisations. What does a Marine Biologist do? The job is research based, […]

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