Humanity is immersed in “the era of plastic”

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Humanity is immersed in “the era of plastic” where between 9 and 12 tons of plastic waste reach the sea through rivers, drains, coastal areas or are thrown directly into the sea every year. This is because the global production of plastics has exploded in the last 50 years. In addition, it is estimated that only 20% of everything produced is recycled.

The Canary Islands are strongly affected by marine microplastic contamination, since the Gulf Stream and the Canary Current drag ...

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Curiosities of the loggerhead sea turtle in Tenerife

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During our whale sighting trips in Tenerife we also come across other animals that are not cetaceans, and among them the most common is the loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta). These animals are very curious; Next, I am going to tell you the most interesting facts about this precious specie:

  • Its adult size reaches between 90 and 150kg, with more than a meter long. The shell is reddish and hard and forms part of its skeleton, which is made ...
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A Guide To Whale Watching in Tenerife

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Tenerife is the largest and most visited of the Canary Islands. Tourists flock by the millions from cities across Europe every year.

Mount Teide formed the island years ago. The resulting topography makes this one of the world’s prime whale-watching destinations.

While you enjoy a maritime tour in Tenerife to see whales and dolphins, Costa Adeje drops 2000 meters off the coast, forming the perfect shelf for our marine friends.

Many companies now offer tours to observe whales and dolphins. In 2-3 ...

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Curiosities short-finned pilot whales in Tenerife

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In 99% of our whale watching tours in Tenerife, we can see groups of short-finned pilot whales. This is because the Teno-Rasca Special Marine Conservation Area is the area with the highest density of resident pilot whales in the world, with a total of about 400 individuals. This population remains stable over the years.

Some of the most curious facts about the short-finned pilot whales are:

  • They form large groups, between 15 ...
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What is a Portuguese Man o’ War?

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If you want to get in touch with nature, Tenerife is the best place and Whale Watch Tenerife is the adventure for you!

In fact during our whale watching tours in Tenerife we have the opportunity to observe an incredible amount of wild life, whales, dolphins , sea birds, including the beautiful Portuguese Man o’War.

The Man o’ War (Physalia physalis) also known as a Bluebottle, is often called a jellyfish, but is actually ...

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Did you kow? 10 most insteresting facts about Bottlenose dolphins

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  1. Bottlenose dolphins are super swimmers, gliding through the water using their curved dorsal fin on their back, a powerful tail and pointed flippers. They can reach speeds over 30km an hour and dive as deep as 250m below the surface!
  1. Dolphins are born with hairs on their snout, like cat’s whiskar.
  2. Dolphin’s milk has a creamy withe color and contains approximately 66-77% water, 10-30% fat and 8-11% protein. ...
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