Marine Life

Harry Morris: Davao Reef Saviour

Harry D. Morris is a Filipiono national-level rugby player, and better known by many for his skill on the sportsfield. But Morris is a marine biologist, and passionately active about preserving Davao Gulf, one of the most diverse marine ecosystems in the world.

Michel Rawicki: Fragile Nature Through the Lens

Nature and wildlife photographer Michel Rawicki shares with Gaia Discovery what he has observed about nature in the Polar Regions, and how the climate is changing the environment in parts.  Rawicki is a guest of Voilah! festival, which presents his large scale prints in an outdoor exhibition themed Touched by the Cold.

Alexander Yee: Overcoming Turtle Conservation Challenges

Alexander Yee: Overcoming Turtle Conservation Challenges

It took vision, persistence and wisdom for conservationist Alexander Yee to be able to release his 30,000th turtle hatchling into the South China Sea after five years this March. He spoke to Mallika Naguran about how this highly effective turtle conservation programme came about but more importantly, how obstructive village practices were overcome to boost this aspect of marine life and ecotourism in Sabah.

James Anak Bali: Conserving Borneo's Sea Turtles Creatively

James Anak Bali: Conserving Borneo's Sea Turtles Creatively
Where once sea turtle population took a dive for the worse, one man introduced unusual methods to revive the numbers on Pulau Talang Talang of Sarawak.

Hannah the Mermaid Raises Awareness of Marine Magnificence

Hannah the Mermaid Raises Awareness of Marine Magnificence
As a professional mermaid, Hannah Fraser participates in the Atlantis Resorts programs of entertainment, her appearances drawing large crowds of all ages. While to some this may seem like a fantasy creature lifted from the stills of a Disney Movie, the reality could not be further from the truth.

Ned Deloach on Natural Selection and Marine Invertebrates Gone Wild

Ned Deloach on Natural Selection and Marine Invertebrates Gone Wild
Mallika Naguran meets Ned Deloach, the co-author of Reef Creature Identification, Tropical Pacific, and his wife Anna at the launch of the guidebook in Singapore. And gets hooked by amazing discussions on marine diversity, natural selection and critter hunting.