Something for Your Coffee Table

The World Conservation Union as released Ecosystems and Biodiversity in Deep Waters and High Seas and you can download your own copy! Excellent information and pictures. Print them up and give them as presents for the holidays. Sure everyone for the next year will talk about how much a geek you are but on the upside your LIVING THE CAUSE. Desea vivo la revolucion profunda del mar!

Dr. M (1801 Posts)

Craig McClain is the Executive Director of the Lousiana University Marine Consortium. He has conducted deep-sea research for 20 years and published over 50 papers in the area. He has participated in and led dozens of oceanographic expeditions taken him to the Antarctic and the most remote regions of the Pacific and Atlantic. Craig’s research focuses on how energy drives the biology of marine invertebrates from individuals to ecosystems, specifically, seeking to uncover how organisms are adapted to different levels of carbon availability, i.e. food, and how this determines the kinds and number of species in different parts of the oceans. Additionally, Craig is obsessed with the size of things. Sometimes this translated into actually scientific research. Craig’s research has been featured on National Public Radio, Discovery Channel, Fox News, National Geographic and ABC News. In addition to his scientific research, Craig also advocates the need for scientists to connect with the public and is the founder and chief editor of the acclaimed Deep-Sea News (, a popular ocean-themed blog that has won numerous awards. His writing has been featured in Cosmos, Science Illustrated, American Scientist, Wired, Mental Floss, and the Open Lab: The Best Science Writing on the Web.

8 Replies to “Something for Your Coffee Table”

  1. Hmm,

    The link seems to be empty so I can’t go see the information!

    BTW, glad to see you guys here. I was unaware of your blog before, but am awaiting anxiously all the cool stuff I’ll learn. Already the 25 facts series is cool.


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