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
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?
Its a bit of a circular title, but I think it is honest. Marine scientists are constantly shouting at walls of reporters and news consumers…View More Preemptive Conservation Communication Through the Lens of Negative Comments
Feed a fish a fish, it eats for a day; Teach a fish to fish, it eats forever. That basically seems to be the crux…View More What’s Eating You?
Here’s an observation in which most recreational divers are familiar. Whether you’re diving the chilly coast of Maine or the tropical waters of Fiji, those…View More Marine Invertebrate Diversity Goes With The Flow
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
In looking over Swimming With Sharks, I came across this video of Sea Shepard ramming a Japanese whaling ship. Appalled is the best word I…View More Sea Shepard: Only Making Matters Worse
Tip of the fin to Penguin Wanderings.View More Fear Sharks?
In an alarming trend, the practice of “dynamite” or “bomb” fishing has spread recently to Central America. Reports are coming in that hawksbill turtles are…View More Fishing with dynamite in El Salvador