Lions, Leopards and Whales, Oh My!

Join the American Cetacean Society, San Diego Chapter for their next event in the Speaker Series. Jodi Frediani will be talking about “Lions & Leopards & Whales, Oh My!: Photographing marine wildlife around the globe” The virtual event is free and will be held on November 10 at 7pm. Jodi Frediani, Santa Cruz based award-winning photographer and whale researcher, has been swimming with and photographing … Continue reading Lions, Leopards and Whales, Oh My!

These Oceanographers Want to Turn Marine Slime into Drugs

This article comes from Wired.com Eric Niiler 10.27.2020 08:00 AM A California team will use a robotic vehicle to study tiny seafloor creatures, hoping they might yield new compounds to fight viruses and cancer. ON WEDNESDAY, A crew of technicians will hoist a remotely operated vehicle dubbed Hercules from its berth on an oceanographic research vessel down into a patch of ocean about 150 miles off the Southern … Continue reading These Oceanographers Want to Turn Marine Slime into Drugs

Seaweed to Cow Feed

Why is Sweden building the world’s largest algae factory? From Euronews.com A Swedish start-up is building the world’s largest algae factory to create emission-reducing seaweed feed for cattle. But how do you reduce greenhouse gases from the world’s most polluting animal? 4 per cent of the world’s methane emissions currently come from cattle, which is two times higher than the whole aviation industry put together. … Continue reading Seaweed to Cow Feed