Somewhere along the line people got the idea that science is scary and intimidating. But, like so much of this world … science is much more than what we first think. Science can be silly. Science can be fun. Science can be collecting and analyzing data. But, science is creating questions. And, science is sharing […]
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Paul Tasha, a commercial lobster diver, has been fishing for about 40 years had a big surprise. He was diving for lobster off of Race Point in Provincetown, MA, a part of the Outer Cape Cod (OCC) management area when he came across a 31-pound male lobster crawling along the bottom (at a depth of […]
There is one possible way to tell how old a fish is while it’s still alive. And, at that, – it’s pretty invasive. You need to take some of its scales (see image). The scales are similar to the rings of a tree. Depending on how many dark rings you may see (if you were […]
If you have not, please sign this petition calling for a permanent end of the selling of whale products on Amazon.com. “Whales have an important lesson to teach us. Whales have a large and complex brain but show no signs of threatening their own destruction. They haven’t reproduced themselves into oblivion, they haven’t destroyed the […]
On today, World Oceans Day, I’d like to bring your attention to an editorial published yesterday in the Huffington Post “Looking for a Sea Change on World Oceans Day” by Vicki Spruill, Ocean Conservancy CEO. Please share your thoughts on the article and don’t forget to wear your blue!