To most people, the ocean is a more or less flat-surface, just like the ground beneath our feet. But there is so much more under the waves. From the surface to the deepest depths, from the shore to the open ocean, we’ll take it apart—and even get into some special zones. What to expect from…Details
Why does it matter how many species are out there? Are corals upside down sea jellies? Who is causing the climate crisis? I am a professional marine ecologist and conservationist talking about biodiversity, sustainability, and the wonders of the ocean.
When I learned how to dive, a whole new world opened up—but it soon felt like this world was dying! Sargassum seaweed was taking over where kelp forests had been, and bristle stars took over entire reefs. It was at the height of the mysterious sea star wasting syndrome, and many thought one of the…Details
Eating baby turtles got crabs a bad reputation, but there is much more to these ten-legged living armors—and more to their relationship with turtles, too. So, let’s take a deep breath and dive in.
Fishing is more than taking fish out of the ocean. Depending on the fishing method, there are issues with bycatch, waste, and plain inefficiency to deal with. And one fishing method releases more CO2 than the entire airline industry. Yes, really. Let’s dive in.Details
Between lobsters the color of cotton candy, depressed lobster men, and misinformation spread by the wonderful Phoebe from Friends, there is a lot to learn about lobsters. Let’s dive in.Details
Shrimp are the cleaners of the ocean and can even influence the current of the ocean. I’ll tell you all about shrimp. They are way more interesting than you think!Details
Thousands of shorebirds are dying along the coast of the North Sea, washing ashore in Canada, and entire populations are collapsing on small islands. And humanity’s need for a cheap chicken dinner is to blame. What can we do?Details