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Great Migrations of the Ocean

biology, ecology, marine science, Natural Science, Popular Culture, Science, sharksNovember 3, 2010

National Geographic’s Great Migrations, a seven part series which premieres November 7th, calls itself a collection of “the most moving stories on Earth”. It focuses on some amazing animals from around the world and the incredible journeys they take to survive. This series was a massive undertaking, with the National Geographic crew spending 2 years […]

Sharks are not to blame for increases in California Sea Otter deaths

ecology, marine science, Science, sharksSeptember 17, 2010

Deaths among California’s sea otter populations have been increasing in the last few years. The last few years have set records for dead otters washing ashore on beaches throughout central California. The real reason for this was recently discovered (and covered earlier today by Andrew here), but I wanted to stress what was NOT responsible. […]

Expedition Great White: A response from Dr. Michael Domeier

biology, Conservation, ecology, Interviews, marine science, Natural Science, Popular Culture, Science, sharksJune 14, 2010

Last week, I wrote about National Geographic’s Expedition Great White. In that post, I mentioned that the practice of removing great white sharks from the water for research was controversial, and that I would ask the lead scientist in the show about it. Here are answers to my questions from Dr. Michael Domeier and his […]

Check out “Expedition Great White” on the National Geographic Channel!

biology, Conservation, ecology, marine science, Natural Science, Popular Culture, Science, sharksJune 4, 2010

“How do you study one of the world’s fiercest predators in the wild?” the cover of the “Expedition Great White” DVD screener that National Geographic sent me asked. I was delighted to discover that my sarcastic answer of “very carefully” is exactly what the back cover of the DVD case read! I knew I was […]

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