I am deeply concerned that a project intending to collect plastic from the ocean’s surface, known as The Ocean Cleanup, will sweep up countless floating…View More The Ocean Cleanup struggles to prove it will not harm sea life
The following is a guest post by Dr. Clark Richards, a physical oceanographer at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography in Halifax, Canada. It was originally…View More The (ocean) physics of The Ocean Cleanup’s System 001
boon·dog·gle /ˈbo͞onˌdäɡəl/ noun: work or activity that is wasteful or pointless but gives the appearance of having value. verb: waste money or time on unnecessary…View More The Continued Boondoggle of the Ocean Cleanup
Nearly two miles below the ocean’s surface, we are building new worlds. You might be surprised that these ecospheres are wooden—little log cabins hosting a…View More Wooden Homes on the Seafloor Yield Insights Into the Impacts of Climate Change
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
Check out this incredible video of jellyfishing (aka ‘jellyballing’). The first part of the video, with the brown-colored jellyfish, is from the US state of Georgia,…View More Jellyfish fishing: A multi-million dollar industry
Art is my favorite way to communicate science. It’s the language that transcends boundaries. For the past couple of months, I have been working with…View More Drawing Connections
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
I’ve always been a big fan of science communication and the ability to tell compelling stories through alternate forms of media- especially video. Gloop, by…View More GLOOP.
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.