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)
An interesting discussion is playing out on NOAA Coral List regarding how we define “internships.” This got started after the Roatan Institute for Marine Science…View More When Is An Internship Not An Internship?
Today’s guest post is by Natasha Phillips, a marine biologist and PhD researcher based at Queen’s University Belfast, interested in the movement ecology, diet and…View More Trolling in the deep: from raging rants to support of the strange
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…View More So yeah ocean sunfish are ridiculous, dolphins are @#[email protected]&, and deep-sea anglerfish are monsters
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?
January. A time for half-baked resolutions, fully-baked apple crisp, 2.5 weeks of dutifully honoring my pre-paid annual gym membership, and a buttload of retrospective, end-of-the-year…View More A New Year, A Look Back
Is Flipper a junkie? Deep Sea News has always provided the fair and balanced approach to dolphins, recognizing their essential role in the oceans’ ecosystems, yet…View More Dolphins and Drugs – The Shocking Connections
Isn’t coral reef conservation hard enough without having to also constantly re-invent yourself for every swing of the funding pendulum? Well your friends here at…View More Reef Roulette
This is not the ocean: This is not the ocean: Indeed, even THIS is not the ocean: Before you start thinking that the folks at…View More We don't know the ocean
So this little gem came across my Google alerts today. The cognitive dissonance between what happens (biologically) in that video, what the two intrepid heroes…View More ZOMG Whale shark attack!!!! Or not…