MarAlliance’s Metaverse Exhibit: Inspired by the Gaming World, Driving Conservation Action
This World Ocean Day, the 8th of June, get ready to dive into our Metaverse exhibit, where marine conservation meets digital innovation. Join us for an innovative experience that transcends borders and welcomes participants from around the world! As technology advances, virtual reality and the metaverse are transforming the landscape of conservation outreach around the […]
Join us at the Global Biodiversity Festival this 21st of May
We are thrilled to announce that three of our experienced team members will be presenting at the Global Biodiversity Festival this year. Through live presentations every 30 minutes, the festival will showcase the wonders of the natural world, delve into the challenges facing biodiversity, and share inspiring stories of conservation efforts. With a diverse lineup […]
MarAlliance and its marine wildlife conservation efforts in Panama.
MarAlliance signs an agreement with Panama’s Ministry of Environment to work collaboratively towards marine conservation. After five years of hard work in the conservation of marine life in Panama, last month we announced the signing of an agreement with the country’s Ministry of Environment to develop cooperative activities in various areas of research, training, and […]
Breaking Barriers: Indigenous Leaders Share Centuries-Old Wisdom on Conservation at Our Ocean Conference Side Event
On March the 2nd, Indigenous leaders from around the world, including members of the Guna Yala Comarca, will gather for a side event at Our Oceans Conference to discuss the importance of traditional knowledge and stewardship in ocean conservation. As anthropogenic pressures shift our planet’s systems, driving changes to our climate and widespread biodiversity […]
How to differentiate male and female sharks
How to tell the sex of a shark? Males and females of some shark species exhibit different sizes, body shapes and skin characteristics but these traits are rarely pronounced enough to serve as useful criteria for distinguishing between the sexes. The best way to distinguish a male shark from a female shark is to look […]
A big year for shark and ray conservation
This is a big year for sharks at the COP19 in Panama, as more than 60 species are being proposed for listing on CITES. Sharks are traded globally for their meat, fins, cartilage, and increasingly for liver oil, which is used to produce squalene for cosmetics and other uses. The trade of shark products […]
Do all sharks lay eggs?
The reproductive modes of elasmobranchs are surprisingly varied and complex, but generally fall into two broad categories: oviparity (egg laying) and viviparity (live birth of fully developed young). About 40% of shark species, and all species of skates, lay eggs. Also called mermaids purses, the egg cases are usually attached to substrate, such as […]