Last week, we wrote a teaser on what would happen in the sea during the eclipse. But now the results are in and YES! CALAMITY…View More What actually happened in the sea during the solar eclipse!
You pull your old car to the side of the road, slow to a stop and turn the key: the fire in your engine dies.…View More The Ancient Ocean of the Dakota Access Pipeline
A beautiful jelly was just sighted by the Ocean Explorer as they cruise the deep sea near American Samoa live at oceanexplorer.noaa.gov. According to Dr. Allen Collins–a zoologist at NOAA and…View More This deep-sea jelly looks like something from a dream
I just learned that the ocean robots I work with are taller than me. Since being insecure about size seems to be a thing now, I…View More Am I a Robot or am I a Plankter?
So on June 7th I was all, ‘Facebook, what’s happening today?’ and as I’m scrolling through my feed I see this picture–posted by a scuba…View More What are these giant tube-shaped animals showing up in the Azores?
You might think that to clean up the problem of plastic in the ocean, you should place your cleanup device where there is the most…View More Where is the best place to put your ocean cleanup device? Not where currently proposed.
Sally, one of my lab mates, takes amazing videos of protists under the microscope (she posts these on her Instagram, pondlife_pondlife – go check it…View More Go home Dinoflagellate, you’re drunk
Biologists have a habit of naming things after cool animals. Cars named after comb jellies, internet passwords after giant squid. Most of these names I…View More Meet Phylliroe: the sea slug that looks and swims like a fish
Aliens? Squishies? Deformed Plastic? Jellyfish? Many descriptors have accompanied the emails, texts, and Facebook messages that have recently flooded my cellular device, all describing one unique…View More Release the Glaucus!
WARNING: Scrolling down might result in relinquishing a good portion of your Monday watching videos of squishy, wonderful plankton. If this is the kind of procrastination…View More The Plankton Chronicles