Selfies & millennials.. lets connect in 2016 says WTM

I was recently at World Travel Market (WTM) in London . WTM is considered the industry’s top showcase of travel products. Travel continues to outperform other sectors despite uncertain global economic growth, rising geopolitical unrest, volatile oil prices and rising interest rates. Global arrivals exceeded 1.1 billion in 2014, up by 4,3% compared with the previous year with growth for 2015 forecast at 3,7%. Mobile … Continue reading Selfies & millennials.. lets connect in 2016 says WTM

Dead fin whale hit by cruise ship spotted in Vancouver’s harbour

Fisheries officials are investigating a dead fin whale that’s floating near the port in Vancouver CBC News Posted: May 11, 2015 8:45 AM PT The carcass of a dead fin whale has washed up in Burrard Inlet next to downtown Vancouver, and officials inspecting the young male whale said it was struck by a cruise ship. The whale was likely hit north of Vancouver Island, … Continue reading Dead fin whale hit by cruise ship spotted in Vancouver’s harbour

Whales and Dolphins are thriving in Kenyan waters

Following my interview with Dr Gill Braulik of the Wildlife Conservation Society Tanzania Programme, I set out to find out what happens in Kenya as far as scientific monitoring of the migrating whales and dolphins in Kenyan waters is concerned. Dr Braulik with her team of Tanzanian researchers had taken me along on the first ever survey of the cetaceans along Tanzania’s coast line. On … Continue reading Whales and Dolphins are thriving in Kenyan waters

Billions of Blue Jellyfish Wash Up on American Beaches

The animals known as “by-the-wind sailors” stay out on the open ocean—until the winds change In recent weeks, about a billion jellyfish-like “purple sailors” have washed up on West coast beaches of the United States. The animals—known as “by-the-wind sailors” or Velella velella—founder on the shore and pile up like a carpet of deflated blue and purple balloons. The jellies started washing up on Oregon … Continue reading Billions of Blue Jellyfish Wash Up on American Beaches