Conservation NGO WildLifeRisk has put out a press release describing a slaughterhouse for sharks in China’s Zhejiang province. Shark processing is nothing new, and can…View More Whale shark slaughterhouse exposed in China
Just two weeks ago, Ken Buesseler at WHOI launched a brilliant crowdfunded campaign “Our Radioactive Ocean” to measure radiation off the West Coast of the US.…View More First results from crowdfunded study shows radioactive seawater from Fukushima has NOT reached the US coast
How will coral reefs respond to climate change? Well, let’s start with an analogy. Suppose you pick an arbitrary time of day, choose a random…View More Coral reefs, let's unzip your genes.
Ladies and gentlemen, I could not make this up if I tried. I owe my thanks to Wyatt Patry for sharing this study with me,…View More Creation of the world’s first Peanut Butter and Jellyfish
The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed–Abraham Lincoln Over 300 different species of anglerfish…View More A New Parasitic Male Found
The 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear fiasco was a disaster that is still affecting Japan. But it also raised an onslaught of questions about the potential…View More The question you should have asked about Fukushima, but probably didn’t.
This isn’t a map of radiation, it’s a map of wave estimated hight after the Tohuku Tsunami. So why is there so much outrage and…View More Worst-case scenario thinking and Fukushima radiation
This BLOWS MY MIND. This is not a photo, it’s a drawing using pastels: The artist is Zaria Forman, and she’s using the pieces to…View More TGIF: This Glacier is NOT a photo
I wooden dream of having a post full of wood puns. On the other hand my alder ego often gets the best of me and…View More Will My Wood Research Be Poplar?
One of the deeplings shared this SCUBA diving concept called the Triton, a sort of artificial gill that would extract oxygen from the water for…View More Triton not. Dive, or dive not, there is no Triton.