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Latin-American Workshop on Ocean Acidification (LAOCA), 9-16 November 2014, Dichato, Chile

The Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre (OA-ICC) and the Millennium Institute of Oceanography and the Center for the Study of Multiple-Drivers on Marine Socio-Ecological Systems (MUSELS) at the Universidad de Concepción...Show More Summary

Working (and playing) in the Florida Keys

So... much... biodiversity. I'm physically and mentally exhausted after five wonderful days snorkeling and marine biologizing at the Florida Institute of Oceanography's Keys Marine Lab. This was a required field trip for one of the FGCU classes I'm teaching this semester; Marine Ecology. Show More Summary

Moog Supplies Camera System for WHOI Research Vessel

Research vessel Atlantis II underway with rugged, marine camera system from Moog Moog Inc. Space and Defense Group has supplied the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) with a new,

Sundance Institute Taps 10 For Docu Music And Sound Design Lab

Sundance Institute and Skywalker Sound unveiled today the independent directors and composers selected for Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Lab - Documentary. Set for September 15-23 at Skywalker Ranch in California's Marin County, it's the second of two music and sound design labs for 2014. Show More Summary

Evidence of Mega Icebergs in the Artic From the Pleistocene

Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have found between Greenland and Spitsbergen the scours left behind on the sea bed by gigantic icebergs. The five lineaments, at a depth of 1,200 metres, are the lowest-lying iceberg scours yet to be found on the Arctic sea floor. Show More Summary

Shark Day at the Marine Science Institute

Over the weekend I took the girl for the first time to the Marine Science Institute in Redwood City for “Shark Day.” Kind of tailor made for my shark loving kid. It was a nice little event, starring the beauty of the Bay, the Leopard Shark. We get to see and handle a fair number […]

Exploring Ecology and History in Bermuda

I learned about the coral reef ecology course in Bermuda offered through the Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES) at Columbia University after developing an interest in marine science over the past year. My...Show More Summary

Obama Administration Approves Seismic Airgun Use off the Atlantic Coast In Spite of Local Opposition and Threats to Marine Life

A North Atlantic right whale, a critically endangered species that will be impacted by this decision. (Photo: FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute / Flickr Creative Commons) For more than 30 years, the Atlantic coast has been off limits to offshore drilling. Show More Summary

New Professorship in Tissue Engineering Links Institute for Molecular Engineering Marine Biological Laboratory

The University of Chicago is creating a new professorship in tissue engineering to promote innovative work at the University's Institute for Molecular Engineering and the Marine Biological Laboratory, supported by a $3.5 million donation from the Millicent and Eugene Bell Foundation.

SMART Institute Conference Focuses on Skilled Professionals

  After 20 days offshore, Colton Hendrick and Blake Snapp are back on land, preparing for their next journey out on the water as new maritime interns with Higman Marine Services.

Latin American Workshop on Ocean Acidification – LAOCA, Chile, 9-16 November 2014

The Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO), the Center for the Study of Multiple-Drivers on Marine Socio-Ecological Systems (MUSELS) at the University of Concepcion, Chile, in collaboration with the Ocean Acidification International...Show More Summary

Plymouth Marine Lab, IMarEST Renews Partnership

Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) announced it is to renew its partnership with the Institute for Marine Engineering Science and Technology (IMarEST). The year-long

Gareth Morgan: Prospect Profile for Seattle Mariners' No. 74 Overall Pick

Player: Gareth Morgan Drafted by: Seattle Mariners Position: OF DOB: 4/12/1996 (Age: 18) Height/Weight: 6'4", 210 lbs Bats/Throws: R/R School: North Toronto Collegiate Institute College Commitment: North Carolina State Background Hitters don't come prepackaged any better than Gareth Morgan, especially at the high school level. Show More Summary

New Louisiana Facility Offers EDCIS, DP Training

The Marine Training Institute advises that classes are filling up quickly for ECDIS & DP training at its new technologically advanced facility situated on the central Gulf Coast near Houma,

Vacancy notice: Ocean Acidification Program Manager – Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, University of Hawaii

Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST), Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (JIMAR), located at the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC) in Honolulu, Hawaii. Show More Summary

Travel Talk: Ocean Hero Enric Sala

Enric Sala is a man on a mission. Leaving behind a tenured position at prestigious Scripps Institution of Oceanography, the audacious marine ecologist showed up at Nat Geo's doorstep to outline his vision for protecting the last wild places in the ocean. Show More Summary

New Laws in China to Tackle Rampant Food Safety Problems

(This article was first published April 15, 2014, by the Australian Institute for Food Safety and is reposted here with permission from AIFS.) Infected snail meat, poisonous mushrooms, goat meat marinated in duck urine to make it taste and smell like lamb – these are just some of the culinary delights that China’s food industry... Continue Reading

Rising ocean acidity levels affecting sea-life sense of smell (text and audio)

Scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Australian Institute of Marine Science say the acidic sea water is starting to disrupt the ocean’s food chain, damaging sea-life’s sense of smell – making it hard for fish to sniff out the predators they need to avoid and the prey they want to catch. VoR’s […]

California Can Save Orca Whales

Monday, the International Marine Mammal Project of Earth Island Institute, the Free Willy Keiko Foundation and I announced our support for Assemblymember Richard Bloom's AB 2140, the Orca Welfare and Health Act, his bill to end to the...Show More Summary

California Can Save Orca Whales

Monday, the International Marine Mammal Project of Earth Island Institute, the Free Willy Keiko Foundation and I announced our support for Assemblymember Richard Bloom's AB 2140, the Orca Welfare and Health Act, his bill to end to the...Show More Summary

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