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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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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Craig With Big Things (and Small Things)

I have a confession. I am obsessed with ridiculously large and small things. While other children impatiently anticipated toys for Christmas, I enjoyed just as…

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Is the sea floor littered with dead animals due to radiation? No.

Recently we at Deep-Sea News have tried to combat misinformation about the presence of high levels of Fukushima radiation and its impact on marine organisms…

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Lessons From Creating an Online Outreach Empire

Lessons From Creating an Online Outreach Empire from Craig McClain Last Friday I delivered a preliminary talk on the opening night of ScienceOnline Oceans.  I…

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Making The Connection: The Oceans In Contemporary American Culture

The following post is write up of the talk I delivered last week at Capitol Hill Ocean Week When we see images like the above…

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