I asked Professor Chris Parsons to contribute an editorial on the recent announcement by John Kerry for federal funding of a marine conservation conference this summer…View More This is why we can't have nice things…like the ocean
Conservation NGO WildLifeRisk has put out a press release describing a slaughterhouse for sharks in China’s Zhejiang province. Shark processing is nothing new, and can…View More Whale shark slaughterhouse exposed in China
It’s Monday and you know what that means? No…not the day when you try longer than you should to magically make all the e-mails in…View More 6 ways to help our oceans and look absolutely fabulous doing it
So this past weekend, some of the other Deeplings and I left the DSN lair to party in the city where the heat is on.…View More Want to catch a shark. Got to do a shark dance.
Every year, the world’s largest fish gathers to feed (and feed, and FEED) in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo in eastern Yucatan, in numbers larger…View More TGIF – Magical Quintana Roo
Be worried – us marine scientists are officially taking over the internet. I’m super excited to announce the launch of Deep Sea News on Pinterest. We’re…View More Announcing the DSN Pinterest empire!
In the third or, um, sixth Star Wars movie, Emperor Palpatine finally reveals himself as the evil Sith lord Darth Sidious when he orders the…View More Execute order 66
Practically nothing was known about the biology of whale sharks up until about 15 years ago. Since that time there has been a veritable explosion…View More Whale shark ecotourism: the good, the bad and the ugly
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…View More Making The Connection: The Oceans In Contemporary American Culture
CITES is the 1973 Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, to which 175 nations are signatories. Along with the IUCN Red List, it’s one…View More Will marine conservation miss out at the next CITES meeting?