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Go Fund Me for Grad Student Josh Copus


PhD graduate student Joshua Copus died during a deep research dive in the
Solomon Islands.  Please consider a contribution to help his pregnant wife

Last Modified: 
11/19/2019 at 2:03pm

Forget ‘Game Of Thrones,’ The Real White Walkers Are Coming

By Dr. Mark Hixon - Scientists are predicting severe coral bleaching caused by unusually warm oceans.

In anticipation of the final season of “Game of Thrones,” social media were abuzz with speculation that the dreaded white walkers were a parable of coming climate disruption. “Winter is here!” was the ominous warning. Fortunately, humanity was saved instantly by a single, well-placed stab by Arya Stark. Reality is much more challenging.


Last Modified: 
07/17/2019 at 1:14pm

"Lionfish invasion focus of research model"


A new model developed by marine biologists at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and University of Alberta is providing insight into the impact of lionfish, a venomous predatory fish that has invaded more than 7.3 million square kilometers in the Atlantic

Last Modified: 
07/17/2019 at 1:54pm