I am drooling so much, I am going to have to cover my keyboard in plastic. Winter wardrobes always depress me (too many layers, so much black), but this year I CANNOT WAIT to wear Spring fashion. Its Paris Fashion Week right now (I am probably the only marine biologist that trawls the Vogue website . . . → Read More: Under the Sea at Paris Fashion Week S/S 2012
Below is a highlights video of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s special Shark Bait in which he does his part to root out shark finning and trace it back to the fishermen who are tryign to make a living this way. You can watch the entire program at Thaicodfish’s Youtube channel, but this reel below really . . . → Read More: Shark Bait: Gordon Ramsay Helps Expose Shark Finning
One year of the BP oil spill ecological catastrophe. I would really like to see this documentary. Pretty Slick movie clips (BP Gulf oil spill) from james fox on Vimeo.
It’s the end of summer, when many folks are either going on vacation or cranking hard in the lab before the school year starts again. I like to listen to podcasts while I drive or work, and two of my favorites are Escape Pod, with weekly science fiction stories, and Podcastle, with weekly fantasy . . . → Read More: Salty sci-fi stories for summer
I love this. Hat tip to @aquaken on twitter! See “the making of” here at Nokia.
Discovery Channel’s Shark Week is an immensely popular block of programming that focuses on our toothy buddies, the elasmobranchs. This year Georgia Aquarium will play a central role in the theming for Shark Week, and that’s already started in the form of a new UStream feed of a special camera that’s been added to the . . . → Read More: Get a fish’s eye view of Shark Week
Some friday hilarity from one of my favourite webistes, The Oatmeal. Click on the picture to read the full (scientifically enlightening) article:
Click to purchase on Amazon! Kraken: The Curious, Exciting, and Slightly Disturbing Science of Squid By Wendy Williams Abrams Publishing, 224 pages Reviewed by David Manly for Deep Sea News: When you look at the huge diversity of life on this planet, there are wondrous sites to behold. There are trees that grow until they . . . → Read More: KRAKEN Day: Release the Kraken!
In a very generous online experiment, science writer and blogger at Wired Science David Dobbs, is putting up his entire book Reef Madness in small chunks on his blog Neuron Culture. Here at Neuron Culture I’m going to serially publish significant chunks of my book Reef Madness: Charles Darwin, Alexander Agassiz, and the Meaning of . . . → Read More: Reef Madness!