SCIENTIFIC READING CHALLENGE

SCIENTIFIC READING CHALLENGE

Sin categoría
SCIENTIFIC READING CHALLENGE BIOSEAN is hosting the SCIENTIFIC READING CHALLENGE! Every week, we will be sending out 1 scientific article to read, highlighting our weekly theme. Follow along as we explore different scientific topics, read a little more, and expand our knowledge for the next 10 weeks! If you would like to participate, please DM your email address to this IG account, @biosean_, or click here and fill out a contact form, and we will add you to the mailing list. To kick off the challenge, this coming week’s theme will be BIODIVERSITY, in honor of the International Day for Biological Diversity this Friday, May 22. Over the coming week, we will be exploring what biodiversity is, highlighting the diversity of Tenerife’s marine life, and why biodiversity is so important…
Read more
Reading in Covid-19 Times

Reading in Covid-19 Times

Biosean news, Mundo Marino
Reading in Covid-19 Times During the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, we have not been going out on the water in compliance with Spanish lockdown regulations and for the safety of our team members and island residents. In addition to our data analysis work, we have stayed busy with a couple of fun on-shore activities like reading in Covid-19 times. We would like to share with you some of our land-based activities! Our Recommendations and Reading in Covid-19 Times It is so important for any scientist to keep up to date with recent publications in their field. We have been taking advantage of this time to read more about what has been happening in the field of marine mammalogy, so If you’d like to read with us, we recommend checking out the following…
Read more
What Do Marine Biologists Do Now?

What Do Marine Biologists Do Now?

Biosean news, Mundo Marino
What Do Marine Biologists Do Now that They Are Stranded on Land? Amid the current Covid-19 crisis, BIOSEAN ceased all tours and surveys in compliance with the Spanish government’s lockdown guidelines and for the safety of our guests and team members. We were happy to do our part to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and to protect the residents of Tenerife, the island we call “our home”. Unfortunately, this means we have not been out on the water at all during these past few months. So, what do marine biologists do now? what is it we do exactly? Photo Identification One of our onshore projects is the continuation of our data analysis for ongoing research projects, most notably, our photo-identification work. Here you can see some of our work with…
Read more
Internationally Certified Whale Watching in Tenerife

Internationally Certified Whale Watching in Tenerife

Biosean news, Mundo Marino
Internationally Certified Whale Watching in Tenerife We at BIOSEAN are so proud to be Internationally Certified Whale Watching in Tenerife. Announcing that we have received our certification for responsible whale watching by the World Cetacean Alliance, the only international label for whale watching organizations! World Cetacean Alliance Certification The WCA is the only international organization that sets global standards for the whale watching industry. Our certification from the WCA sets us apart from others in this industry because it shows we go the extra mile to protect our cetaceans. This label is only awarded to those whale watching organizations that “operate to the highest standards of care for local wildlife, sustainability, and customer experience.” We are honored to be recognized by the WCA for our commitment to marine life!  …
Read more
Whale watching and weather

Whale watching and weather

Biosean news, Weather
Whale watching and the weather In southern Tenerife, whale watching and weather always go together. Like many other outdoor activities, the tour can be affected according to weather conditions. A comfortable and of quality whale watching excursion always goes along with previous meteorological analysis. Whale watching and Weather in Tenerife [caption id="attachment_2860" align="alignleft" width="206"] the weather can affect the tour[/caption] In general, southern Tenerife holds relatively stable temperatures and sea conditions throughout the year. Temperatures range between 12 and 35 degrees Celsius and the island is usually surrounded by trade winds from the north. We have a wind shadow in the south which protects us from these strong winds. The highest peaks are usually recorded during the winter, December and January being the months with the strongest winds. It is…
Read more