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Navigating historical passages of marine invasive species

Invasive species are a persistent threat to marine ecosystems. In this post, authors explore the historical context of marine invasive species and point toward the need for the public to be engaged in preventing the spread of invasive species. Katherine BarrettKate is a 3rd year PhD candidate in the Biological Sciences Department at the University […]

Captain’s Log: Hunting for Data in an Era Gone By

Sometimes scientists of the past didn’t plan their projects too well, but we can still dig up their records and make use of the data they collected! Austen BlairAusten Blair is a MS candidate at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography. While his current research focuses on the influences of wave fields […]

Deep Blue Reads: The Reef: A Passionate History, by Iain McCalman

It’s often easy to think of science outside of its social and historical contexts, as something pure, empirical, and incorruptible. But each drop of knowledge inevitably depends on what was uncovered and refined in the decades and centuries before it, as well as how it fits with the social and cultural opinions of its time. […]

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