New Publication on Hawaii’s Coral Reef Fishery

After several years of working on this project alongside fantastic people at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Conservation International Hawaii, and with the cooperation of numerous stakeholders in Hawaii's fishing and ocean community, our manuscript titled Follow that fish: Uncovering the hidden blue economy of coral reef fisheries was published in PLoS ONE… Continue reading New Publication on Hawaii’s Coral Reef Fishery

Marine debris from the bird’s mouth: Albatross bolus dissection lab

I'm teaching environmental science at Nassau Community College this semester and planned a lab to really help my students understand the problems associated with ocean plastics. I started the lab with a 30 minute lecture on ocean currents and gyres, marine debris, and albatross biology. Next, we watched the documentary "The Smog of the Sea",… Continue reading Marine debris from the bird’s mouth: Albatross bolus dissection lab