TGIF: Don’t Mess with the Japanese!

From LiveLeak.com: Smugglers Chased and Rammed by Japanese Coastguard.

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Craig McClain is the Assistant Director of Science for the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, created to facilitate research to address fundamental questions in evolutionary science. He has conducted deep-sea research for 11 years and published over 40 papers in the area. He has participated in dozens of expeditions taking him to the Antarctic and the most remote regions of the Pacific and Atlantic. Craig’s research focuses mainly on marine systems and particularly the biology of body size, biodiversity, and energy flow. He focuses often on deep-sea systems as a natural test of the consequences of energy limitation on biological systems. He is the author and chief editor of Deep-Sea News, a popular deep-sea themed blog, rated the number one ocean blog on the web and winner of numerous awards. Craig’s popular writing has been featured in Cosmos, Science Illustrated, American Scientist, Wired, Mental Floss, and the Open Lab: The Best Science Writing on the Web.





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5 comments on “TGIF: Don’t Mess with the Japanese!
  1. Not too bad, but you should find someone in the Hong Kong boat police to talk to. A friend of my parents has been in it for 30 years or so, and has various stories, including the use of your own 50knot speedboats prow to knock the outboard engines off the smugglers high speed speedboat.
    At high speed.
    Or marine boarding actions at similar velocities.

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