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huh, good, simple way to put it I guess.
This. Thank you.
Aquarium scientists run investigations here on Central Wharf and travel around the world studying marine habitats and helping find solutions to some of our oceans' most challenging problems. Thanks to the recently renovated John H. Prescott Marine Laboratory, Aquarium researchers are engaging in a series of important studies that they will be posting about here on the Global Explorers Blog. This
Skeptics Vs Reality
Average of NASA GISS, NOAA NCDC, and HadCRUT4 monthly global surface temperature anomalies from January 1970 through November 2012 (green) with linear trends applied to the time frames Jan ‘70 - Oct ‘77, Apr ‘77 - Dec ‘86, Sep ‘87 - Nov ‘96, Jun ‘97 - Dec ‘02, and Nov ‘02 - Nov ‘12.
via The Guardian
Cave diving. Nope nope nope nope nope nope.
But, actually, yes.
The Amazon is best known for its sheer size and high levels of biodiversity but it also plays an important role in climate change acting as a buffer to the carbon that is generated from worldwide human activity.
When I received the sad news, yesterday, that John Steele had died of the cancer that had afflicted him this last year, my instinct was to share the passing of a scientific hero as widely as possible. I duly tweeted, but given the general lack of response I wondered if perhaps his legacy is not as widely appreciated as I believe it should be. Hence this personal appreciation. I never met John, although I had been corresponding with him over... Read more
Terrestrial biologists have it easy (especially those that work in the tropics) – they can just book a plane ticket and wander around the forest, Tra la la la la, sketching their favorite animal and collecting specimens. Hey, if Wallace could manage it in the 1800s, then it must be a piece of cake. Marine . . . → Read More: Hipster bacteria hate the tropics (it’s too mainstream)
So You Know, This Is How to Incubate Baby Cephalopods in a Soda Bottle
Behold, the marine-lifehack.
Read more. [Image: Monterey Bay Aquarium]
Few moments have so profoundly altered our understanding of what it means to be a living thing on Planet Earth as the discovery of deep-sea hydrothermal vents and the organisms that thrive around them. The first vents visited were dominated by Riftia pachyptila, the giant tube worm, whose magnificent ruby plumage parted to reveal an […]
The Most Adorable Animals Engage in the Most Reprehensible Behavior:
I’m going to ruin sea...
Candles at the ready.
8 Apps That Turn Citizens into Scientists: Scientific American: These mobile tools help you become a...
PARIS! I'm here continuing my research at the world famous and awesome Museum national d'Histoire naturelle! (Twitter: @Le_museum) in Paris, France!Many of my new species were found in these collections. I enjoy my visits to Paris, one of the most delightful cities in the world, and of course, the opportunity to collaborate with my echinoderm colleagues (whom I've profiled in prior posts!)My work involves sorting through hundreds of asteroid specimens collected from the most exotic