Antigonish World Oceans Day 2019 Highlights

So it was quite the event on the weekend, as the Biology Dept. celebrated their 6th annual World Oceans Day event. Here are some of the highlights… The displays included touch-tanks with different species of live sea anemones. A sea weed station where algae reproduction was demonstrated. And a marine microorganism station, where microscopic phytoplankton and zooplankton could be viewed. Among the stations with live critters, there were various species of sea star and sea urchins. Children learned about echinoderms, locomotion, habitat and behaviour. Making trilobite and ammonite fossil prints on clay, was one of the many popular stations to […]

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World Oceans Day event at the StFX Biology dept.

    The StFX Biology Dept. was delighted to welcome more than 400 people to the World Oceans Day event held on June 11.       This year’s World Oceans Day theme was ‘Our Oceans, Our Future’¬†with an action focus of “Encouraging solutions to plastic pollution and preventing marine litter for a healthier ocean and a better future” Events were organized all over the world, with a high concentration in the Atlantic regions.   So let’s talk about the event… First I would like to thank ALL the amazing volunteers who made it happen! A HUGE THANK YOU to […]

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