From the darkness emerges a boot. An old leather, steel-toed, work boot. It shouldn’t be there resting on the seafloor nearly two kilometers deep. I’m…View More The lingering and extreme impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the deep sea
Ocean science and conservation, like any human enterprise, is subject to its fair share of internal messiness from time to time. As someone whose expertise…View More Embracing Yes/Also: Marine Protected Areas Are Not An Either/Or Proposition
This is a guest post by friend and colleague, Dr. Tara Whitty. Dr. Whitty is currently a NSF SEES Fellow and Conservation Assessment Scholar at the Scripps…View More Beyond drug lords and conservationists: Who is missing in the coverage of the vaquita’s demise?
One of my favorite urban myths is that at any point in time you are never more than six feet away from a rat. Turns…View More Peak Poke? (Or, Our Choices Have Consequences)
This is a guest post dually written by Nick Hayman and Dr. Violet Renick. Last week, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt denied the petition to ban…View More The Return to Silent Spring
The EPA: The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment. Scott Pruitt’s first address to the EPA employees (paraphrased): Let’s all be…View More Scott Pruitt and the EPA: One of these statements is not like the other
Would you want your taxi driver using a paper road map from 1892? Or would you rather he plug in the route on his Google…View More Fight against the #EPAfreeze – Because you don’t want sewage on your beaches, right?
Well let’s see where things stand… President Elect Trumps transition team requested the Department of Energy name staffers who worked on climate change programs. Thankfully…View More The Trump Administration’s Attack on Science
“Are you worried about trump deleting climate data?” This was a text I received from a friend last night. My first cynical kneejerk reaction:After I got…View More Are you worried about Trump deleting climate data?
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Karen James (@kejames on Twitter) is an independent researcher in Bar Harbor, Maine. Her work is at the…View More An Alarming Tweet From the House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology