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Walking fish and microbe warfare: Thursday Afternoon Dredging, February 15, 2018

Thursday Afternoon DredgingFebruary 15, 2018

Cuttings (short and sweet):  Follow Katelyn Heman, a marine conservation biologist working at the Georgia Aquarium, on twitter! What this walking fish can teach us about evolution. By Sarah Gibbens, for National Geographic Fish forego sleep thanks to this molecule in their brain. From Nature’s Animal Behavior news. Microplastics pollute even the most remote parts of […]

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

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 […]

Climate Change Anecdotes Volume 1: Sea Ice and Nuclear Reactors

Environmentalism, ScienceAugust 28, 2012

anecdote  noun. 1. a short account of a particular incident or event, especiallyof an interesting or amusing nature. 2. a short, obscure historical or biographical account. Dictionary.com Climate Change noun. A change of climate which is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity that alters the composition of the global atmosphere and which is in […]

Biodiversity Wednesday: Under the Sea Ice

UncategorizedMarch 16, 2011

A few years back I attended a mid-field season gathering of researchers working on International Polar Year projects. We were lucky enough to have collected the marine biologists, recently returned from a short cruise out of Barrow, AK with the mission to describe the biota living on the underside of the sea ice that is […]