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Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

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tags: researchblogging.org, climate change, global warming, oceanic dead zones, west coast, North America, Oregon state, Washington state Millions of dead crabs are washing up onto Oregon and Washington state beaches from the offshore “dead zone”. Ever since it was first noticed by crab fishermen who hauled up hundreds of dead and dying crabs in 2002,…

tags: researchblogging.org, blind cave fish, Astyanax mexicanus, evolution, fish, genetics Blind cave fish, Astyanax mexicanus. Image: Orphaned. Please contact me for proper credit and linkage. Do you keep tropical freshwater fishes? I have kept tropical fishes for most of my life and was always intrigued by the so-called “blind cave fish”, Astyanax mexicanus, that were…

Planet Ocean

tags: oceans, shrimp farming, fish, streaming video Gorgeous imagery of the planet’s many oceans, interspersed with footage of humans overexpoiting them. Narrated by British actor Anthony May. Brought to you by GreenPeace [15:51]

tags: researchblogging.org, conservation, captive breeding, endangered species, reproductive success I bred parrots and other birds for zoos and for the pet trade for years before I moved to NYC. I often thought about applying my avicultural and ornithological skills and talents to propagate birds for release into the wild, to supplement wild populations that are…