The Ear is a Mussel

Photo from greybirdstudio on flickr.com Mussels Stressed By Underwater Noise From Ships There are many ways that humans are impacting the ocean (chemical runoff, CO2 input, bottom trawling/dredging, oil spills, introduced species, shoreline barriers, offshore platforms - I could do this all day). One that doesn't get as much chatter is sound (or noise pollution),... Continue Reading →

Mature Writer Discusses “Blow” and Poop

Image from here. Blown Away: Measuring Hormones from Whale Blow at Sea “'For the first time, we don’t have to wait around for these whales to poop,' said Dr. Scott Kraus, vice president and senior science advisor at the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium." [Emphasis added] That right there... Continue Reading →

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