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Care Home Living 2020 Style

January 21st, 2020|Healthcare Aquariums, Recent News|

As we embark on a new decade, there seems to be a new approach to care home living. Gone are the days of buildings resembling hospitals or institutions, now in its place are beautiful, modern and vibrant homes. Every aspect is now considered, from lighting, soft furnishings and signage through to dedicated rooms for wellbeing [...]

Aquarium Therapy; A natural Way To Keep The Stresses At Bay

May 17th, 2018|Healthcare Aquariums, Recent News|

More children than ever are experiencing stress, anxiety and depression. According to the Mental Health Foundation, nearly one in 10 children and young people aged five to 16 are affected by a mental health problem. In the digital age that we live, many children spend large amounts of time on phones, laptops and computers. Reducing [...]

‘20,000 Leagues Under the Sea’

January 26th, 2018|Educational Aquariums, Recent News|

Many of us will remember this classic science fiction novel from the 1870’s that is still read in schools today.  It takes the reader into a journey of the unknown, the thrill of adventure and the life of the enigmatic Captain Nemo. Although this book was released more than 140 years ago and appeared ahead [...]

Amazing Ocean Facts – Dive In and Enjoy!

August 30th, 2017|Recent News|

Who doesn’t enjoy a fact or two?  If only to impress friends at the pub quiz, and these amazing ocean facts will certainly help achieve that. While compiling these facts about our wonderful oceans I was rather amazed by the sheer numbers involved and how much activity takes place beneath the waves that has huge [...]

The Plastic Whale, The Truth Behind Our Ocean’s Rubbish

August 30th, 2017|Educational Aquariums, Recent News|

The story of the plastic whale is truly heart breaking. The Cuvier’s beaked whale was found stranded near Bergen, Norway, malnourished, unwell and distressed.  These whales feed out at sea, at depths of a mile or more feeding on squid, fish and crustaceans.  It is only the second Cuvier’s whale to be seen in Norway. [...]

Underneath The Surface; Exploration Of Our Oceans

August 18th, 2017|Educational Aquariums, Recent News|

It is truly staggering to think that as little as 5% of the world’s oceans have been explored.  It appears that the exploration of space is more popular than that of our great oceans.  Since 1969 we have sent 12 people to the moon, a whopping 400,000 kilometres away, however only three people have descended [...]

‘Wow!’ Learning

August 11th, 2017|Educational Aquariums, Recent News|

I have two little girls, I know that I have impressed them with an object or experience if the word ‘wow’ rolls from their tongue.  We have all experienced ‘wow’ moments, a beautiful sunset, a flavoursome dish, a shooting star.  For many of us, we can remember those ‘wow’ moments, as according to Dr Christine [...]

Museum Learning in Schools

August 11th, 2017|Educational Aquariums, Recent News|

A school in Nottingham have come up with a wonderful idea to get the children’s creative juices flowing.  Nottingham University Samworth Academy have created a wonder space, set within the school, curated by Dr Mathew McFall.  This designated space in filled with an eclectic mix of objects from an inner ear of a whale to [...]

Jellyfish… 5oo Million Years and Counting

August 4th, 2017|Educational Aquariums, Recent News|

It is truly amazing to think that jellyfish have been roaming our oceans between 500 and 700 million years, a time known as the Cambrian period.  This makes them three times as old as the first dinosaur, yet they are still roaming the earth today! In 2007, a group of scientists discovered some beautifully preserved [...]

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