Here is a really interesting study on coral and their symbiotic algae, zooxanthellae (read about it here). Scientists areRead more.
Saving our corals
It has been well established that corals, in general, are negatively affected by two of the main factors thatRead more.
This recent article about the protection of dugongs (Dugong dugon), or sea cows, (read here) made me think of theRead more.
Fish Photography, part 3
In the first two parts I discussed the importance of having good snorkeling skills and getting closer to yourRead more.
Dolphins in the Solomon Islands
This article on dolphin hunting in the Solomon Islands (see here) hinted at a potential solution. Provide the islandersRead more.
A Fish Out of Water
I have been visiting family in the United States for the past week and although I am very happyRead more.
Sea Star Autotomy
The word ‘autotomy’ comes from the Greek ‘auto’, meaning self, and ‘tomy’, meaning severing. Animals with this amazing abilityRead more.
Biodiversity and the Coral Triangle, part 3
The third and final part of this blog on focuses on nutrient recycling and the Energy-Stability-Area hypothesis to furtherRead more.
Another sea snake mimic?
Scientists, by training, are all about skepticism. It is an important part of the scientific process to believe falseRead more.