If you were at the beach in San Diego this weekend, especially off La Jolla Shores, you might have seen streaks of green sea foam.…View More What is the green sea foam off La Jolla Shores (San Diego)?
From gCaptain: Tourists get the full experience of the power of a calving glacier while on a boat trip off Ilulissat, Greenland. Fortunately, and somewhat…View More Giant wave from glacier breakage almost swamps boat
From DSN, it’s everybody’s game of science, trivia, and fun! Contestants are you ready to play… SEA CREATURE OR ENTRAILS!!! [applause] I’m your host Dr.…View More Sea Creature or Entrails?
Science is about discovery, observation and understanding, but it doesn’t always proceed smoothly and inexorably towards success. Real science, especially RealBiology®, is often messy and…View More Notes from the field: Mexico whale shark research 2012
Neptune Canada, the world’s first regional-scale underwater ocean observatory network that plugs directly into the Internet, has an excellent Flickr photostream of deep-sea beasties. A close up on the…View More Life on the Leg of a Crab
Giant isopods and vampire squid are sooooo last year. I bet you’re even sleeping through the night now without imagining sixgill sharks tearing at your…View More New nightmare fuel: the giant scaleworm Eulagisca
Another oil spill study hot off the presses! This new Silliman et al. PNAS paper is looking at the effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon…View More Gulf oil spill suffocated marsh grasses, enhanced erosion
Our colleague John Hocevar is out in the Bering Sea right now studying the seafloor communities there with Greenpeace and the Waitt Institute. John has…View More Guest Post: Nursery Rhymes for Skates
Last week, a clam video went viral. (Get your mind out of the gutter, internet! I mean a bivalve! A mollusc! A lamellibranch!) For people…View More Secrets of the clam tongue: a case study in opportunistic science outreach
Did you know that the Dalai Lama works closely with scientists, and calls for the withdrawal of any Buddhist beliefs that contradict scientific evidence? Neither…View More TGIF: The Dalai Lama on Climate Change