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See a Great White Shark from the inside with OpenROV, Vaquita, Narwhals, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: November 6, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageNovember 6, 2017

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) Science Communication folks! Are you ready for OceanDotComm? Register now! Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) Go shark diving with OpenROV Trident and maybe get a bit too close an personal with a great white shark. Yes, that is the esophagus of a great white shark, in the […]

A new Gulf oil spill, opposition to deep-sea mining, DIY drop cameras, and more! Massive Monday Morning Salvage: October 30, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageOctober 30, 2017

I’ve been away for 2 weeks, so it’s a super-massive edition of the Monday Morning Salvage! Fog Horn (A Call to Action) There’s still an unimaginable amount of work to do in Dominica and across the Caribbean. Support the Rebuild Dominica Hurricane Relief fund or any of the other funds from our list: How to help our […]

Cascading planetary-wide ecosystem effects of the extirpation of apex predatory Krayt dragons on Tatooine

Blogging, Conservation, Natural Science, Popular Culture, Science, Science FictionJuly 22, 2014

Author’s note: this post is part of the “Science of Tatooine” blog carnival. Though obviously about science fiction and not the real world, it includes real ecological theories,  and it uses some real peer-reviewed scientific papers as references. Whenever possible, I’ve linked to accessible copies of those papers and explainers of these ecological terms. Many […]

Predation Matters

ecology, fisheriesMay 7, 2013

Today, Pew unleashed a mini-media blitz on the importance of predation in fisheries management.  This got my attention because the interaction between marine predators and fisheries is one of my major research interests.  They do a great (and slickly-designed) job explaining the basics of why paying attention to predation matters in fisheries management, and bonus […]

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