To grow larger, maintain themselves, and produce offspring, organisms require a ready source of building blocks such as carbon. In short, life requires energy. Keep…View More Wood falls are an oasis in a food desert
The response to the Kaiju post has been amazing and of course everyone has suggested alterations to the calculations. For background, biologists know that much…View More How much urine can a Kaiju produce? And other fun information
Warning this may contain spoilers The short answer is not as many as you think. I spent Saturday watching Pacific Rim. The movie has everything…View More How may people does a Kaiju need to eat every day?
This might come as a shocker: I don’t care about metabolism (or bits of floating plastic, or whale sharks, or coral reefs…sorry Deeplings). Its not…View More Capitalizing on recessions with economic booms of data
This is a repost of KZ’s winning post for Open Laboratory 2009: The Best Science Writing on the Web. Congrats to KZ! ———————————————————————————————————— This is…View More Repost: Deep-Sea Corals and Methane Seeps
In November, Hong Kong’s harbor will see four solar-powered ferries. On a sunny day, 3/4 of ferries’ energy needs will be met by solar power.…View More Solar-Powered Ferries
From the New York Times… The House passed legislation on Friday intended to address global warming and transform the way the nation produces and uses…View More Moving forward too slowly?
Post by Jon Copley. Dr. Jon Copley is a lecturer in marine ecology at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK. He is also director…View More Sex At Vents: Lights On or Off?
The WWF sponsored Earth Hour event calls on you to shut the lights for an hour this Saturday at 8:30 pm local time. This is…View More Earth Hour goes darkly this Saturday night
Six months ago in the yesteryear of 2008, Machlis and Hanson outlined in Bioscience a new subfield of study titled warfare ecology. As the authors…View More Warfare Ecology