Starting around 540 million years ago during the Cambrian explosion many animal phyla, including the freshest of them all—bivalves, came into existence. Within ~100 million…View More Can Bivalves Kick It? Yes they can!
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
Obama’s Pledge on the Environment “We cannot afford more of the same timid politics when the future of our planet is at stake. Global warming…View More From the Editor’s Desk: Obama and the Environment
My new hometown of Corpus Christi, Texas is hosting this year’s Benthic Ecology Meeting from March 4-7. Abstracts are due this Friday, Jan. 23. Click…View More Benthic Ecology Meeting 2009
Shrimp fisherman and environmental activist Diane Wilson gave a talk today at the Harte Research Institute. Diane’s best known for sinking her own shrimp boat in protest of toxic discharge from a Formosa Plastic industrial plant, but she’s taken on Union Carbide and others like a One Woman Army.View More Mercury rising
When a sailor misses a chance to go to sea, he tends to wander around his garden, paying special attention to the clouds and the weather, as if he were walking the deck in the sea air. He circles his home like it were a shipyard, looking for repairs.View More Sailor saves a bumblebee