If energy is the currency of life then deep-sea organisms are in a long-term recession. Energy comes in three major forms important for life: solar…View More The Great Recession of the Deep Oceans
DSN’s very own para_sight is on the Weather Channel with Meteorologist Julie Martin discussing several sightings of great white sharks off the coast of the…View More Warmer Weather Means More Sharks
Last week the Joint Ocean Commission Initiative (JOCI) released its 2012 U.S. Ocean Policy Report Card (PDF). JOCI is a bipartisan, collaborative group “to encourage…View More Can You Guess the Average Grade for the U.S. on Our Oceans?
Journal of the Global Draining Society Letters, B (2012) 2(1):12-15 doi:10340824.xadflk Sea Level Rise Is Tied to Prevalence of Homosexuality Dr. M* *National Institute of…View More Sea Level Rise Is Tied to Prevalence of Homosexuality
As many as 900 dolphins and over 4,000 pelicans have washed up dead on the beaches of northern Peru in the last couple of months,…View More What is Peru’s dolphin and pelican die-off telling us?
I was lucky enough to attend an all-day workshop today, just down the road at Georgia Tech, where Prof. Mark Hay organised the Teasley Symposium…View More Turf wars
Hat tip to Climate Adaption, a wonderful source fo climate change related news and thoughts on Tumblr.View More James Hansen: Why I Must Speak Out About Climate Change
I think it’s fair to say that when most folks think about conservation, or biology in general, money is not the first thing that pops…View More For sale?: one reef, well-loved
My second week at UC Davis, and I’ve already met Jane Lubchenco. Last night the NOAA administrator gave a public lecture to a packed auditorium…View More Jane Lubchenco’s message to scientists
Oh the dark deep sea is frightful, But the food not so delightful, But since we’ve got no place to go, Let It Marine…View More Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow