Jennifer Frazer has the June/July Circus of the Spineless up her shiny new Scientific American blog The Artful Amoeba. An excellent resource for natural history. Make you check her previous couple posts out, she is truly a marvelous writer. Now that my shiny new Scientific American blog is up, I will be hosting the August . . . → Read More: New Circus of the Spineless is Up!
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
Been long under the wraps, but now a project organized by friend and colleague Bora Zivkovic has come to fruition. THE NEW SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN BLOG NETWORK HAS OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED!!! As you can tell I am super excited. The caliber and diversity of the inaugural class of bloggers is astounding. Diversity is a big deal in . . . → Read More: Scientific American Blog Network Opens Shop
“If you can’t beat them, eat them!” Enrique Gili discusses at Miller-McCune how our best offensive against the spread of invasive lionfish might be the fork and knife. Even NOAA encourages consuming lionfish (pdf) from the Atlantic seaboard. D’ya like dags? He’s got 101 uses for shark puke. Radioactive leaks found at 75% of US . . . → Read More: Around the Ocean (Blogs)
From NOAA: A huge colony of Lophelia lives on the stempost. Image courtesy of Sheli Smith, Lophelia II 2009: Deepwater Coral Expedition: Reefs, Rigs and Wrecks. For me DSN is not nearly enough deep sea on the web. Thankfully Save the Deep Sea Blog from the Deep-Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC) is now here. Make sure . . . → Read More: Welcome To Interwebs Save the Deep Sea Blog
Readers may recall me be posting about NESCent’s Darwin Day Road Show. Miller-McCune graciously allowed me to write up the experience for them. Please take some time and read the piece. It gives hope for the future of science in the United States. A posse of evolutionary scientists traveled to the heart of America to . . . → Read More: Scientists Take Darwin on the Road
BibliOdyssey is always full eclectic book art. Just what you need to achieve your geek fix for today. Behold the illustrations from ’Dictionnaire Classique Des Sciences Naturelles’  by PAJ Drapiez. Drapiez’s ‘Dictionnaire Classique Des Sciences Naturelles’ is ostensibly an homage to the evolving scientific literature of the Enlightenment and the author was . . . → Read More: The Kingdoms of Science
Click to enter the Circus of the Spineless! Danna over at “Squid A Day” has the latest Circus of the Spineless up her place! Go check out all the squishy goodness and please heed her plea for more polychaete blogging this month! Need a host for July, October, and December this year. Don’t be a . . . → Read More: Circus of the Spineless #62 Up!
At Design Observer there is nice essay urging us to reconsider how we approach urban planning. As planners and designers, we need to take up the mantle of blue urbanism. Just as green urbanism challenges us to rethink sustainability at the city scale, blue urbanism asks us to re-imagine ourselves as citizens of a blue . . . → Read More: Blue Urbanism
Click to enter the Circus of the Spineless! Zen at Neurodojo has the latest Circus up and it all about LEGS! Go check it out, no shortage of great reading. Next edition is scheduled at Squid A Day blog by Danna. Send your submissions to her at dannajoy at gmail. Still looking for hosts to . . . → Read More: Circus of the Spineless #61 is up!