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OceansOnline is now accepting abstracts! Lead a discussion, teach a skill, and join us!

#SciCommJanuary 9, 20180

OceansOnline is now accepting abstracts! OceansOnline is an optional one-day add-on to the International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC5).This year’s IMCC (including OceansOnline) will take place in Kuching, Malaysia. IMCC5 is June 22-29th, 2018 with OceansOnline on the 2018. OceansOnline focuses on using online tools for marine science and conservation, including advocacy, public education, research, and […]

17 amazing and important things about sharks and rays that scientists discovered in 2017

#SciComm, marine science, Natural Science, Science, sharksDecember 22, 20171

2017 was… yeah. Of all the years I’ve lived through, 2017 was definitely one of them. Anyway, some interesting things happened in the world of shark research. Here, in no particular order, are 17 amazing and important things that scientists discovered about sharks and rays over the last year. 1 Sharks can switch between sexual […]

Lions, Whales, and the Web: Transforming Moment Inertia into Conservation Action

#OceanOptimism, #SciCommSeptember 14, 2017

I have a new paper out today with an incredible team of co-authors: Naomi Rose, Mel Cosentino, and Andrew Wright. Thaler and friends (2017) Lions, Whales, and the Web: Transforming Moment Inertia into Conservation Action. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00292. In it, we look at three case-studies of online and offline reactions to the deaths of specific, charismatic animals, […]

Welcome to #JacquesWeek 2017!

#OceanOptimism, #SciCommJuly 21, 2017

Jacques Week begins this Sunday, July 23, 2017! Join us for a week of celebrating classic Jacques Cousteau Documentaries, discussing ocean science and conservation, and celebrating all things Big Blue! Most of these films are available online. Some will require purchase. We’ve provided links to the for-purchase options and alternates if you can’t find them. […]

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