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The Beneath the Waves Film Festival is back for its third year and is currently accepting submissions! This festival is entirely student-run and is held in conjunction with the Benthic Ecology Meeting, a scientific conference. Alexandra Warneke, a student committee member for the festival, states, “the goal is to encourage widespread science communication by inspiring […]
No. I mentioned in the very first BCS blog entry that the horseshoe crab is a “sweetheart of an animal” and I will continue to defend that statement. Some people may think that the tail spine, or telson, is poisonous. What the telson is simply used for is to flip the animal over when a […]
This is the first post I’ve answered directly from my phone (Please excuse the brevity). Barnacles are crustaceans. Other crustaceans include crabs and lobsters. Barnacles are a type of crustacean that are permanently attached to a solid surface. Also, what is obviously missing is the sensory parts, such as eyes and feelers. Up close, you […]
This past January I posted some information about the campaign to Wear Blue for Oceans Day. The purpose of this campaign was to call attention to President Obama and Congress to agree to sign and release a national ocean plan. I am happy to post that on July 19, 2010 the executive order was passed. […]