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An Ocean Playlist for Science Online Oceans

• Uncategorized • October 10, 2013

So you’re heading out to Miami this weekend for Science Online Oceans and you’re thinking “hey, I really need some fresh jams to get me pumped up for the conference”. Or perhaps you’re thinking “you know, I need some good thoughtful rhymes that make me think about ocean issues from a different angle”? Well, we […]

TGIF: 250+ videos from the deep sea for you to enjoy

• Uncategorized • October 4, 2013

InDEEP and the Deep-Ocean Stewardship Initiative have compiled a massive database of more than 250 online videos featuring ecology, biology, oceanography, and conservation of the deep ocean: Deep-sea Online Videos. There’s a ton of videos in there to explore (especially if you find yourself with an abundance of shutdown related free time). Here’s just one […]

Your Ocean Science Shutdown Open Thread

BloggingSeptember 30, 2013

Are you an ocean scientist suffering from government shutdown? Are you furloughed for the foreseeable future? Do you have friends, colleagues, co-workers, collaborators, rivals, or sworn enemies feeling the sting? You better believe we do to. Here’s your open thread to talk about how the government shutdown is affecting you and affecting the ocean. Here […]

The Ocean belongs to everyone. Shouldn’t we all have access to the tools needed to study it?

The Open CTD ProjectAugust 12, 2013

Oceanography for Everyone – The OpenCTD I believe that scientific research should have as few barriers to participation as possible. I believe that not only should the results of scientific research be freely available to the public, but that the tools–software, hardware, and expertise–of science should be made as accessible as possible. In many cases, […]

World’s largest group of shark scientists calls on AP and Reuters to resist using the phrase “shark attacks”

Conservation, Popular CultureAugust 5, 2013

The American Elasmobranch Society, the world’s largest professional organization of shark and ray scientists, has issued a resolution calling on the Associated Press Stylebook and the Reuters Style Guide  to retire the phrase “shark attack” in favor of a more accurate (and less inflammatory) wording that is scaled to represent real risk and outcomes. The AP Stylebook […]

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