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When the DSN crew gathered for our inaugural retreat recently, one of the core values we agreed on was “promoting ocean literacy”. This value is something that just about everyone in marine science agrees on (example, example, example), but what does it really mean? Marine scientists and marine educators have an intuitive sense of what . . . → Read More: Promoting Ocean Literacy – a DSN Core Value
Just a few months ago in his State of the Union address, President Obama called for more science education. As always, this is desperately needed to counteract anti-scientific political antics. From a Wired pieces called “7 Science-Education Battlegrounds of 2011″: Less than four months into 2011, lawmakers in seven states have proposed nine pieces of . . . → Read More: Why is a successful NSF science education program being cancelled?
I attended the women in blogging session at Science Online, and I’ve been watching the discussion on women in the blogosphere with some bemusement. My personal experience seems to be quite different than that of many others, but I can’t help seeing a strange disconnect between the current earnest discussion of how to get more . . . → Read More: Let’s talk about sex (in science)
The fabulous Karen James and I will blogging and tweeting the “party in Paraty” starting this Thursday! There is an exciting line up of events which will include: A celebration of Darwin and to put his work in context with the work of international collaborations like Census of Marine Life and Consortium for the Barcoding . . . → Read More: Join DSN and the Beagle Project in Brazil