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LIFE BELOW WATER GOAL: OCEAN AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Over a century, the world has depended on the ocean for various purposes such as the extraction of oil for transportation, coal and for electricity but then these important components are affecting our natural systems. Increase in the average surface temperatures of the earth is referred to as “Global warming”

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LATEST STUDY REVEALS THAT TURTLES USE CRUDE MAP TO NAVIGATE

A new study found that green sea turtles rely on a “crude map” to navigate the ocean, often going several hundred kilometers off course before successfully arriving at their destination. Click on the link below for full details   https://news.mongabay.com/2020/07/sea-turtles-often-lose-their-way-but-always-reach-their-destination/   Image source: Image by Michelle Roux / Coral Reef Image

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NIGERIA LOSES OVER N20B TO PROCESSED FISH EXPORT BAN

Picture 1: Processed Fish Twenty-nine months after the United States of America (USA) placed a ban on catfish imports from Nigeria, the country has lost over N20b as many farmers and investors have been forced to abandon the industry. President of the Catfish Farmers’ Association of Nigeria (CAFAN), Rotimi OIoye

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NAME-IT CHALLENGE #6

Welcome to the “NAME-IT” section where you will be required to give the correct name(s) of the aquatic organisms provided. What is the name of the aquatic animal displayed below? Entry closes on Saturday 22nd of August 2020.

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NAME-IT CHALLENGE #5

Welcome to the “NAME IT’ session where you will be required to give correct name(s) of the aquatic organisms provided. What is the name of the aquatic animal displayed below? Entries closes on Saturday 15th of August 2020. Image credit: Getty images.

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NAME-IT CHALLENGE #4

Welcome to the “NAME IT” section where you will be required to give the correct name(s) of the aquatic organisms provided. What is the name of the aquatic animal displayed below? Entry closes on Saturday, 13th of August, 2020.

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FUTURISTIC AQUAFISHERIES; THE FUTURE OF FISH

As I was walking along the street in my area, I noticed a Fish processor, struggling to prepare her traditional smoking kiln, I thought, fish, aside being a vital, nutrient-dense food for many nutritionally vulnerable people, including children, pregnant and lactating women, it is also a source of income. Let’s

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A RARE CASE OF BRAIN-DESTROYING AMOEBA HAS BEEN CONFIRMED IN FLORIDA

Naegleria fowleri is typically found in warm freshwater like lakes, rivers and ponds. The Department of Health has cautioned people who swim in freshwater sources to be aware of the amoeba’s possible presence, particularly when the water is warm. The Florida Department of Health on Friday announced the confirmed case

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SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE AFFECT THE GROWTH OF CORAL REEFS

A new study has shown that coral outplant survival is likely to drop below 50% if sea surface temperatures exceed 30.5 degrees Celsius and that survival rates can also be predicted by considering temperature conditions in the year prior to outplanting For more details about the discoveries visit the link:

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