- Welcome to my blog. My name is William Saleu (aka. Wilz Kongo) and I am from Papua New Guinea. I am currently doing research at the Marine Conservation Molecular Facility of the Duke University Marine Lab alongside Kevin Zelino who blogs at Deep Sea News and Andrew Thaler, main author of Southern Fried Science.
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Category Archives: Science
Found this rather interesting information while researching for deep diving animals. If you are interested, I did post an article related to this before (read more). So here is a pictorial depiction of our deep diving neighbours. Source:LiveScience
Extracts from “Coral Crucible” by Din Silcock – Airlines PNG inflight magazine vol 22, 2012 Surveys by famous marine biologists like Professor Charles Veron and Dr Jerry Allen and respected organisations like The Nature Conservancy, have helped to establish a … Continue reading
Exploring the Ocean Depths from Amy Scott-Murray on Vimeo.
So yes, nature does have many ways of showing your love and of course making sure your genes are successfully passed on to ensure the survival of your kind. Having said this, a new fish species found in the Mekong … Continue reading
Mining the Ocean Floor in Papua New Guinea The Deep Sea Mining Campaign is claiming pacific communities are against experimental seabed mining but their governments are not listening. The campaign is claiming thorough research has not been conducted on the … Continue reading
CultureLab: The deep space of coral reefs.
The deep sea has once again revealed one of its many secrets, this time unveiling an intriguing new annelid, Teuthidodrilus samae, a.k.a squidworm. This unique creature was caught in 2007 at the western Celebes sea, a body of water surrounded by … Continue reading
Meet Kristina Gjerde, international lawyer and advisor to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to meet this wonderful woman and have an hour to sit with her and talk about … Continue reading
Ask any biologist why they chose biology and the 2 most common answers you’d get would be because they love animals and they love being out doors (although not usually in that order). Coming to think of it, the decision … Continue reading