If they know it, they will love it. If they love it, they will protect it. My wife, with over a decade of nonprofit experience, spoke those words to me six years ago . She was describing how she viewed what I was striving for with Deep-Sea News. Those words still ring true to me. . . . → Read More: From the Editor’s Desk: The Future of Deep-Sea News
“Bula!” (That’s Fijian for “Yo, wassup!“) Following a successful premier this past Monday in the Fiji capital of Suva, I’m proud to bring you the new short documentary, Shark Hope. Produced by the Coral Reef Alliance and The Pew Environment Group’s Global Shark Conservation Campaign, the film is an entirely Fijian effort that details . . . → Read More: Shark Hope
You guys rock! Thirteen of us managed to bundle up enough cash, just shy of $1,000, to fund 3 project, impacting over 130 students. Many of these supplies will live on to be used by future students down the line so your impact is really immeasurable. Aside from myself, these 12 dedicated ocean lovers . . . → Read More: Thanks for supporting oceans in the classroom, but we got more work to do!
It’s the second-to-last day of the Donor’s Choose Science Blogger Challenge, and we are just $347 away from buying some awesome sea life for this low-income classroom in Utah. The Donor’s Choose Board of Directors will match every donation from now until 11:59 PM tomorrow, so your impact will be doubled! There is no way . . . → Read More: Donate marine life to a low-income classroom and get a prize!
Each year, Deep Sea news joins science blogs from all corners of the internet, big and small, in helping to fund small classroom projects and raise awareness for the lack of ocean science in the United State’s classrooms. Personally, this means a lot to me every year and traditionally our readers pull through and show . . . → Read More: Help us Support Oceans in the Classroom!
Ten days ago I had a conversation with Dr. Mark Hay from Georgia Tech where he was at the Aquarius ReefBase habitat on the bottom of the Florida Keys and I was at the ice breaker for the annual Association of Zoos and Aquariums meeting hosted at Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. We were talking about . . . → Read More: A conversation with Mark Hay aboard the Aquarius habitat
The Association of Zoos and Aquariums is holding its annual conference in Atlanta this week (Twitter #AZA2011) and at tonights iceabreaker event at Georgia Aquarium, we’re going to try a live cross to the Aquarius ReefBase habitat off the Florida Keys. ReefBase, which is a NURC and UNCW initiative, is the only underwater lab in . . . → Read More: ReefBase broadcast tonight!
I finally made it to Lake Placid. Yes, after a 6 hour drive drinking iced coffee and belting out some Gaga, I’m super excited to be here. This week, I am one of 35 scientists selected to attend a National Science Foundation “Ideas Lab” focused on Advancing and Visualizing the Tree of Life (AVAToL). The . . . → Read More: NSF Ideas Lab on Advancing and Visualizing the Tree of Life