I'm Steve Pogonowski, a former journalist/media relations contractor turned marine biology student. I currently live in the small coastal town (some call it a city: population 32,000) of Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia. I'm making a return to blogging after starting first year of a Bachelor of Environmental Science (Marine Biology) at Deakin University in Warrnambool. Specialisation in that pretty wide field is still to be decided but I'm pretty keen on conservation of fish stocks, looking at ways to change the laws on whaling and basically finding out more about human effect on the oceanic food webs.
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While putting together a presentation for a Marine Biology subject on lionfish (and throwing in the recent controversy over plagiarised lionfish research), I struggled to find much research on an equivalent marine creature that has developed the same low salinity tolerance. There were papers on the more well-known euryhaline species (those that tolerate wide ranges of […]
Originally posted on Ocean acidification:The Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute (MSSI) invites everyone to a free public lecture as part of the Sustainability in the Anthropocene series. Event date: Wednesday, 10 September 2014 Event time: 1-2pm Event location: Theatre C, Old Arts Building, University of Melbourne Ocean acidification is potentially one of the most pervasive…
Originally posted on cook4edi:We have heard a lot about Whales and have seen pictures of the same in our school books or videos of the same on National Geographic Channel. Ever wondered what the experience would be like, when they appear right in front of your eyes? I had a chance to swim with…
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