Sharks have been around for a very long time. They´ve been roaming our oceans for over 400 Million years – an incredible time span and way ahead the first appearance of dinosaurs 230 million years ago. Over time they have evolved to perfectly adapted predators in a very diverse group: the Whale shark may reach up to 16m whereas the dwarflantern shark only reaches about 20cm.
Mid of November I spent eight days on Helgoland, Germany’s only real high seas island, around 46km offshore the German mainland. I was there as part of the ISATEC cohort of 2014, studying the local aquatic […]
Wondering how whales contribute to climate stabilization? Well, let me give a short explanation just before you watch the video from Sustainable human! If you are not into biology you might not have heard the […]
Whales and dolphins are incredible animals – most people would probably agree with that. Though, little do most people know about this astonishing mammals and the threats they are constantly facing. I´ve put together some […]