Recently Chris Mah, that most passionate advocate of all things with pentaradial symmetry (i.e. echinoderms: urchins, starfish etc.), wrote an excellent blog post about how…View More A sucker for convergent evolution
Amidst an odd week of impending deadlines, a national holiday and the celebration that ensues, and record temperatures, I am not ripe for unique contributions…View More DSN Editor’s picks
I cannot say it any better than Jai and Jarrett so in their own words The #SciFund Challenge is an experiment – can scientists use…View More SciFund Challenge: The Aquatic Projects
#SciFund is back and bigger than ever. During the month of May, 75 scientists are campaigning to raise awareness and funding for their research. There’s an…View More The return of #Scifund 2: fund cool aquatic biology projects!
Whale sharks (in Vietnamese: Ca Ong, literally “Sir Fish”), have been in the headlines quite a bit lately. Here’s a roundup: WA WS, OK? A…View More Sir Fish grabbing headlines, but it’s not all good
Debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami is headed towards Hawaii and the North American west coast. For those concerned, several new sources of information are…View More Japanese tsunami debris link roundup
My ocean blogging colleague, David Shiffman – known as “Why Sharks Matter” on twitter and the blog Southern Fried Science – is in the lead…View More Sharks Need Your Vote!
Remember the Donor’s Choose campaign? Remember how I offered AMAZING PRIZES to a lucky randomly selected donor? I haven’t forgotten – just got a bit…View More Two opportunities to make science awesome and WIN PRIZES!
Welcome the 67th edition of the Circus of the Spineless! It is my distinct honor and privilege to highlight the stars of this here traveling…View More Circus of the Spineless #67
From our good friends at Southern Fried Science: The Historical Origins of ‘Whales as People’. An important, and overlooked, point that shared traditions and cultural…View More Dredged from the Depths…