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The Ocean Question: What ocean issues would you like to see discussed more this year?

Conservation, marine science, Natural Science, ScienceFebruary 10, 2012

This year, during Science Online 2012 I asked 8 marine scientists and ocean advocates the following question: What issues in marine science and conservation would you like to see discussed more in the coming year? The responses ranged from protecting coral reefs to developing better bioinformatic tools. Watch their answers below.

Conservation and the Concept of Species in a Biodiversity Crisis (Part 1)

biology, Conservation, ecology, evolution, Natural Science, ScienceJanuary 24, 2011

In The Mass Extinction of Scientists Who Study Species, Dr. Craig McClain argues that we are loosing a fundamental unit of biological science – the Taxonomist. He’s right, of course. Taxonomy is a shrinking field. Entire phyla sit, unstudied, as the expertise necessary to understand them retires and expires. With few to train the next […]

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