Why Do Some Whales Beach Themselves?

Why Do Some Whales Beach Themselves?

Seeing whales beach is a tragic and moving experience. They are one of the most magnificent and intelligent creatures on earth who are naturally expert navigators but seeing them lying on the beach, dying, is a stomach-churning sight. Individual whales can strand themselves for simple reasons like injury, illness and old age. But mass strandings … Read more

Mysterious Animals in the Deep Sea

Mysterious Animals in the Deep Sea

Even though the alien world on other planets of our solar system is relatively accessible by scientists, the depths of the ocean in our home planet remain virtually unexplored. Deep beneath the ocean waves, past the sunlight and through the oxygen-deficient zones deep, deep down the water and down some more – we can find … Read more

Interesting Facts about Sharks

Interesting Facts about Sharks

Most people are afraid of sharks. Nevertheless, they are amazing and fascinating animals, like all other creatures on the planet. Here, we delve deeper into the more interesting facts about these fearsome fishies: 1. Sharks do not have bones       Not even one! A shark’s skeleton consists of cartilage. 2. Cookiecutter shark   … Read more

Interesting Facts About The Pacific Ocean

interesting facts about the pacific ocean

Most people only know the Pacific Ocean as the largest, widest ocean on the planet. However, there are several more interesting facts on this huge body of water. Knowing more about the features, history, and unique aspects of the Pacific would enhance our understanding of it. We can hence enjoy its scenery more and also … Read more

Things You Didn’t Know About US Beaches

things you didnt know about us beaches

With its endless coastlines, the United States obviously has lots of beautiful beaches. Here are some amazing US beach facts! The longest coastline in the US is located in Alaska, not surprisingly. The biggest US state boasts 33,904 miles of shoreline. With 8,436 miles of mostly white-sand coast, Florida has the second longest shoreline after … Read more

Greatest Shipwreck Treasures Ever Found

greatest shipwreck treasures ever found

We know that the RMS Titanic is probably the most famous shipwreck in history, but there are other shipwrecks that have taken place in the great oceans. As interesting as the shipwrecks are the treasures in them — and they are worth up to hundreds of millions of dollars! The “Black Swan Project” refers to … Read more

Interesting Facts about Dolphins and Porpoises

Interesting Facts about Dolphins and Porpoises

Dolphins and porpoises are no doubt some of the most fascinating sea creatures we can witness in a lifetime. These are related to other magnificent creatures such as the shark and whale, but each has their own unique attributes. However, dolphins and porpoises are considered much friendlier and are even used for entertainment purposes at … Read more