Thursday Afternoon Dredging: December 29th, 2016

Thursday Afternoon DredgingDecember 29, 2016 • 2~3 min read

Cuttings (short and sweet): Watch how slowly this Greenland shark swims, from a NOAA Okeanos video. These sharks have the slowest swimming speed ever measured in a fish.  Follow sawfish conservation expert Dr. Tonya Wiley-Lescher @TonyaRWileyL on twitter! A Florida State research team, with help from our friends at Field School, became the first people […]

Here’s what top science news stories of the year listicles said are the top marine science news stories of the year

BloggingDecember 23, 2016 • < 1 min read

Year-in-review news roundups are one of my favorite parts of December. I really enjoy remembering all of the interesting and inspiring things that happened over the past year, especially after a rough year like this one. I especially enjoy “top science news of the year” roundups, and I was pleased to see marine science stories make the cut […]

Thursday Afternoon Dredging: December 22nd, 2016

Thursday Afternoon DredgingDecember 22, 2016 • 1~2 min read

Cuttings (short and sweet): Watch this hammerhead shark hunt and catch a stingray, from “Hunting the Hammerhead” on the Smithsonian Channel Follow Dr. Mariana Fuentes @Fuentes_MMPB, a Florida State University marine megafauna researcher, on twitter! Follow her for updates from her research, which involves sharks and sea turtles. Check out my interview on the Speak up […]

Help save the oceans in honor of David’s Ph.D.!

BloggingDecember 13, 2016 • < 1 min read

Earlier this week, I announced that I have officially earned my Ph.D.!  I am hoping to use this occassion to raise funds for a variety of environmental causes. If you’re able to help, I’ve created a JustGive.org campaign that allows you to donate to my favorite environmental and human rights causes in honor of my […]

37 things I learned about shark ecology and conservation for my dissertation

Conservation, ecology, fisheries, fisheries, marine science, Natural Science, policy, Science, sharks, Social Science, Underrepresented Issues in Marine Science and ConservationDecember 12, 2016 • 1~2 min read

After a little more than 5 years of hard work, I’ve officially completed my Ph.D.! You can read my dissertation (“An Integrative and Interdisciplinary Approach to Shark Conservation: Policy Solutions, Ecosystem Role, and Stakeholder Attitudes”) online here in its entirety. In case there are some among you who don’t really want to read a 281 […]

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