Ocean science and conservation, like any human enterprise, is subject to its fair share of internal messiness from time to time. As someone whose expertise…View More Embracing Yes/Also: Marine Protected Areas Are Not An Either/Or Proposition
David Cassidy, 70’s heartthrob and star of The Partridge Family, died today at age 67. In November of 1970, his hit song, “I Think I…View More How David Cassidy Introduced A Hawaiian Shell To The World
It’s June, and that means the end of the NBA, the start of summer, and the celebration of LGBT Pride across the USA. I must…View More Pride, Actually.
One of my favorite urban myths is that at any point in time you are never more than six feet away from a rat. Turns…View More Peak Poke? (Or, Our Choices Have Consequences)
An interesting discussion is playing out on NOAA Coral List regarding how we define “internships.” This got started after the Roatan Institute for Marine Science…View More When Is An Internship Not An Internship?
January. A time for half-baked resolutions, fully-baked apple crisp, 2.5 weeks of dutifully honoring my pre-paid annual gym membership, and a buttload of retrospective, end-of-the-year…View More A New Year, A Look Back
Isn’t coral reef conservation hard enough without having to also constantly re-invent yourself for every swing of the funding pendulum? Well your friends here at…View More Reef Roulette
Have you seen the new Jurassic World trailer? As if I even have to ask… Of course you have. And of course you are amazed…View More Is Jurassic World Violating CITES Protections?
Ocean conservation work takes me to many an unusual locale, but none stranger than tomorrow’s destination: Las Vegas. I’m headed there to attend the annual…View More Shark Feeding, Managed Risk, and the Tredwellian Paradigm
As the sun rose this morning here in Trinidad and Tobago where I’m conducting field work, I was certain about two facts. First: Trinidadians and…View More New Obligations and Continuing Challenges in Shark Conservation
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