by Max MartinezCoral reefs across the Indo-Pacific Ocean attract thousands of scuba divers from around the globe on an annual basis.
Sometimes in science everything just comes together, but not often. This time it did. What could have gone wrong in the campaign? Lots. The two biggest possibilities were that the weather could have been bad (Fig...
by Laura WalshOver one hundred and fifty years ago, Henry David Thoreau sparked a cultural movement with a paradox; an introspective, self-preoccupied book that taught the lessons of humility and human triviality...
By Kali StaniecYou can’t always tell from photos, but Garibaldi can give a mean staring contest. I have seen pictures of this famously highlighter-orange California State fish in countless books and brochures on Southern California marine life, but it wasn’t until recently that I realized how much more there is to this fish than meets the eye...
By Dawnielle TellezAlong the rocks of Big Fisherman’s Cove off Catalina Island, I wove in and out of the towering kelp beds as curious Sheephead and Garibaldi edged ever closer to me...
By Stephen Holle The United States Territory of Guam is the focal point of a military realignment strategy within the western Pacific Ocean.
In our last few days in Borneo, Edy and I gave a public lecture at the Sarawak Biodiversity Centre, a research institute that specializes on bioprospecting potential pharmaceuticals from forest plants and other organisms, using both traditional knowledge and high-tech testing methods...
By Chris Polashenski and Simon FilholIt has been a very busy time for us the last few days. After about 8 days of prep work, our aircraft arrived in beautiful weather.
By Iñaki Pedroarena-LealAs a student and developing scholar, I consider my transition from the classroom setting to the real world—as many mentors and peers matter-of-factly call it...
How many of us have dreamed of using a time machine to see living dinosaurs in their Mesozoic prime? We are left with only lifeless fossil bones. How wonderful it would be to bring back a living dinosaur, or at least a preserved specimen, or even a photograph, or even the memory of a glaring eye!...
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