Entries tagged with Conservation

Scientific study into the effects of blast fishing on marine turtles

Scubazoo staff joined Dr Nicholas Pilcher and a small team of volunteers at Pulau Mantanani to help initiate a Marine turtle conservation project.

Rescued pygmy killer whale released into the wild

Watch a video and read about the rescue and release of ‘Tony’ – a female pygmy killer whale found beached on Tanjung Aru beach in January 2012.

The Manta Gill Raker Trade

Rising demand for the dried brachial filaments (gill rakers) of manta rays as an ingredient in chinese traditional medicine is increasing fishing pressure on them worldwide.

Seaweed farming in Halmahera, Indonesia

Read Scubazoo underwater photographer Adam Broadbent’s blog on seaweed farming in Halmahera, Indonesia.

Sustainable Seafood Guide launched on World Ocean day

WWF-Malaysia and the Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) launched the Save Our Seafood (S.O.S.) Campaign yesterday in conjunction with World Oceans Day. Read more and download the ‘Sustainable Seafood Guide’.

Semporna coral seas roadshow

Thousands of primary school children in the Semporna area benefitted from a visit by the unique Semporna Coral Seas Roadshow, learning things they never knew about Sabah’s amazing marine life.

Greenpeace Pacific tuna campaign

In late 2009 Scubazoo cameraman Chris Tan joined the crew of the Greenpeace boat ‘Esperanza’ to film Tuna fishing boats, find out more about his trip here…

Catalyst ABC News – Borneo’s live reef fish trade

Scubazoo Underwater cameraman Simon Enderby filmed footage of bombed reefs and fish traps for ABC’s ‘catalyst’ programme on the live reef fish trade in SE Asia

Kudat Environment Week 2007

Simon Enderby joined 7 other speakers to discuss a variety of marine issues related to the surrounding open seas, coral reefs & beaches to conclude the Kudat Environment Week