The deep sea, areas of the ocean below 200 meters, is the largest biome on Earth‐‐vast, remote, and inhospitable. These conditions create unique challenges for…View More Come Take A Field Deep-Sea Biology Class With Me!
Earlier this year I warned that The Ocean Cleanup would catch and kill floating marine life. This week they announced they’re collecting plastic, and their picture…View More The Ocean Cleanup and Floating Marine Life
From the darkness emerges a boot. An old leather, steel-toed, work boot. It shouldn’t be there resting on the seafloor nearly two kilometers deep. I’m…View More The lingering and extreme impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the deep sea
One thing you should know about me is that I am from New York and I am half Italian. That means when I like something,…View More Don’t be shallow. A tale of subsurface microplastics and the processes that transport them.
California based artist and dabbler in the deep sea, Lily Simonson had me at “Party of Yeti’s.” In a new exhibit at the Harvard Museum…View More Ain’t No Party Like a Yeti Party
Armed with the lab’s trusty Ultimaker 3-D printer, our imaginations, and endless source of inspiration that is deep-sea life and science, my lab and I…View More 3-D Printing the Ulitmate Deep-Sea Christmas Tree
As science communicators, we are constantly looking for new and innovative ways to translate the ramblings of the ivory tower into a relatable and accessible public…View More Writings on the SeaWall: Squidtoons
As science communicators, we are constantly looking for new and innovative ways to translate the ramblings of the ivory tower into a relatable and accessible public…View More The Writings on the Sea Wall: Jill Pelto Art
In 133 days from today, the greatest thing ever to happen to science communication will happen in coastal Louisiana. Welcome to OceanDotComm. Intrigued? You should…View More The greatest thing ever to happen to science communication
The title may be a bit harsh but without a doubt the deep sea remains one of the least explored environments on Earth. The earliest…View More We don’t know jack about the deep sea