Southern Fried Science
Founded in 2008, Southern Fried Science is a blog by some marine science graduate students in the Carolina’s who love the ocean, science, conservation, philosophy, education, debate, and controversy. We talk about whatever topics catch our interest at the moment and believe that nothing is so sacred it cannot be criticized.
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(click to see part 1) It is indeed most vexing when an uninvited guest appears on one’s doorstep unexpectedly. So why is turning up at a conference without registering considered to be acceptable? When invited to dinner, one is expected to RSVP so that the host knows to expect one, and it is common courtesy […]
FLEXIBLE MORALITY A PLUS: Adjunct. a story in three parts (and an assessment of that new social network).
WANTED: DISENFRANCHISED ADJUNCTS. TRAVEL THE WORLD. MEET INTERESTING PEOPLE. GET HEALTH INSURANCE. FLEXIBLE MORALITY A PLUS. There’s a new social network, called Ello. Since Amy and I (and sometimes David) teach a social media for environmental professionals course each spring, we’re pretty much committed to giving every nascent social network a fair trial, which means that […]
Ansel Adams helped create what we now call American wilderness through his skillful photography – both his photographs and the places he used them to protect are national treasures. Recently, many of us were reminded of our country’s wilderness legacy through celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. For a quick reminder, the […]
How many times have you submitted a marine conservation paper to a journal only to have it rejected because it is “too marine”, of “too narrow a focus” or “of limited interest to our readers”? Despite the oceans making up 71% of Earth’s surface and 99% of the know biosphere, it sometimes seems that there’s […]
In June of 2014, almost 400 of the world’s top shark researchers gathered in Durban, South Africa for the 2nd Sharks International conference. The four keynote presentations have just been put online. Beyond Jaws: Rediscovering the “lost sharks” of South Africa Dave Ebert, Moss Landing Marine Laboratory Biography:Dave Ebert earned his Masters Degree at Moss […]
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