[This is a repost originally published at my old blog, DeepTypeFlow] A grain of sand represents many things to a baby turtle. While still within the egg, sand represents a roof over your head, protection from the desiccating sun and from predators, and a blanket to keep you warm and level until its your turn . . . → Read More: To see the world in a grain of sand – movement from a turtle hatchling’s perspective
Thought Kitchen is giving away $10,000 to a public minded individual through their “Grant for Change” initiative. The contest awards the ones who get the most votes at a website that describes the work and stories of 100+ inspiring people. Go there and make your voice heard by registering, and voting. Among the Ocean Revolutionaries . . . → Read More: Vote for Ocean Revolutionaries
J Nichols blog reminds us not to be fooled by digital imitations of the Earth, cool as they are. Stay in touch with the Real Ocean, where the sea turtles swim and the gray whales sing.
In which one of the pirates here at at DSN receives the 2008 NOAA David Johnson Award for “outstanding and innovative use of satellite data” for work describing the migratory behavior of blue whales and sea turtles in relation to sea surface temperature fronts in the Northeast Pacific… . . . → Read More: Reflections upon an award, thanks, and praises
Industrial fishing operations take most of the blame for collateral impacts to sea-turtle populations, but new research shows that small-scale fisheries–operated by hand from little open boats –can kill as many critically endangered loggerhead sea turtles as industrial scale fisheries. . . . → Read More: Loggerhead turtles die by thousands in small fishery