Science, folks, it's pretty great. I like it a lot, like, more than as a friend. So do the good people at the American Association for the Advancement of Science who publish the academic journal Science (also called Science Magazine). You know that if you call your scientific journal just 'Science' that you're pretty confident... Continue Reading →
Art That Makes You Think…It’s Getting Hot in Herre
Image by Jason deCaires Taylor This Sculpture Takes the Great Barrier Reef's Temperature I know right now we're consumed with fighting for racial justice during a global pandemic AND crippling economic recession/depression - and that's absolutely where our priorities should be. However, there's a big, back it up, dump truck booty BUT coming, and that... Continue Reading →
I’M YELLING TO ATTRACT THE FISH, DAMMIT!
Sounds of the Past Give New Hope for Coral Reef Restoration I really dig all parts of the ocean guys (even the nightmare parts like these). But y'all probably don't know that I'm a total nerd for baby fish. More accurately called larval fish, it's a super important life stage for the majority of species... Continue Reading →
Tasmania’s Urchin (Dumpling) Baron
Image from Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment Have you heard the phrase: “the way to the heart is through the stomach”, or some variation of such? It may be a stretch, but I’m going to interpret it as “people care about the things they can eat”, hence why I’m linking you... Continue Reading →
My Myers-Briggs Test Said I’m a Fish! (And Why That’s Not Necessarily a Bad Thing)
Human beings love to assign our own traits and emotions to animals. That dog is happy, look, it’s smiling! That bird is being brave attacking the snake! Etc. It’s called anthropomorphizing, and if you possess some of the worst human traits yourself, you may have tried using this word to impress strangers (but, in reality,... Continue Reading →
If You’re Not 3D-Printing, Are You Even Saving the Ocean?
Image from designboom courtesy of Volvo Volvo Develops 3D-Printed 'Living Seawall' to Save the World's Oceans from Plastic Pollution Volvo, Swedish automakers of the "Most Mom-est Station Wagon of 2014", aren't just a one trick pony, it appears. They've also got a hand in marine habitat engineering. <--- Not a typo, that's the gist of... Continue Reading →