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Southern Fried Science · 1d ago

Parasitic barnacles, a code of conduct for marine conservation, #BillMeetScienceTwitter, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: May 22, 2017.

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) 27 National Monuments are under review by the Department of the Interior. Our Nation Monuments are our National Treasures. Don’t let them be sold to the highest b...
Southern Fried Science · 1d ago

What Google Searches Tell Us About The Ocean… and Us

I recently discovered that Google Trends is a thing. Specifically, that they aggregate their search data and make it publicly available. Which is awesome. People Google much more honestly th...
Southern Fried Science · 4d ago

Fun Science FRIEDay – Cure for HIV?

One of the greatest scourges of the mid 20th century, leading into the 21st century, has been the human immunodeficiency virus, better known as HIV, which can lead to acquired immune deficie...
Southern Fried Science · 1W ago

Bony-eared assfish, shark swarms, ocean plastics, and more! The Monday Morning Salvage: May 15, 2017

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) This is you last day to submit public comments in defense of the Environmental Protection Agency! The time to save the EPA is now!  If you don’t know quite what t...
Southern Fried Science · 1W ago

The Case Against Shark Fin Trade Bans

The United States Congress is considering a nationwide ban on buying, selling, or trading shark fins. While several of my posts and tweets have briefly discussed my stance on such policies, ...
Southern Fried Science · 1W ago

The Case for Shark Fin Trade Bans

Mariah Pfleger is a marine scientist at Oceana, an international marine conservation non-profit, advising both the responsible fishing and sharks campaigns. She graduated from Florida State ...
Southern Fried Science · 2W ago

The Old Man and the Deep Sea

Torben Wolff, legendary deep-sea scientist and last surviving member of the Galathea II expedition, which plumbed the Philippine Trench and recovered biological material from more than 10,00...
Southern Fried Science · 2W ago

Terraforming Mars on Earth, giant larvaceans, conservation jobs, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: May 8, 2017

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) The time to save the EPA is now! The EPA is seeking public input on the new administrations approach to environmental regulations. They are required to seek publi...
Southern Fried Science · 2W ago

Thursday Afternoon Dredging: May 4th, 2017

After a month hiatus for packing, moving, and unpacking, we’re back! Cuttings (short and sweet): Watch a dogfish swim around British Columbia, video by GEERG. Follow Dr. Andrea Kroetz, a pos...
Southern Fried Science · 3W ago

The time to defend the EPA is now!

Executive Order 13777 created a Regulatory Reform Task Force to oversee the evaluation of existing regulations to make recommendations about potential repeal, replacement, or modification to...