Tipping Points, For-Profit Scientific Publishing, and Closed Science

Was there a tipping point?  When had this all started?  This uncomfortable sensation in my gut.  This nagging thing rolling around inside my head.  It…

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10 Things Science, Science Communication, and Just Maybe All of Academia Needs

On the heals of being inspired at #scifoo at GoogleX, I’m a little fired up.  Monday morning at the American Library Association meeting–after flight delays,…

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Embracing Yes/Also: Marine Protected Areas Are Not An Either/Or Proposition

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…

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So yeah ocean sunfish are ridiculous, dolphins are @#[email protected]&, and deep-sea anglerfish are monsters

Recently a couple of interesting posts sparked some introspection on how I view, label, and discuss the denizens of the oceans.  Carla Litchfield, Senior Lecturer, School…

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