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Controversies and consensus on the lionfish invasion in the Western Atlantic Ocean

A very interesting perspective on the lionfish invasion in this new paper (it is long, but an easy read). The author takes a social science perspective, assessing how the media, resource managers and other stakeholders view [...]

By | November 7th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Invasive Species, lionfish|Comments Off on Controversies and consensus on the lionfish invasion in the Western Atlantic Ocean

History of Food Web Ecology Paper Out

Working with a group of NCSU graduate students, we put together a brief history of "food web ecology", i.e., model networks of consumer-resource interactions among a group of organisms, populations, or aggregate trophic units. We [...]

By | August 4th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Food|Comments Off on History of Food Web Ecology Paper Out

2015 BREEF Teacher Training Workshop on San Salvador

We spent last week on San Salvador working with a group of 30 teachers from across The Bahamas at the Annual Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (BREEF) Teacher Training Workshop! It was an extremely rewarding and [...]

By | July 19th, 2015|Categories: citizen science, Education, Featured, Invertebrates, Mangroves and Creeks, seagrass|Comments Off on 2015 BREEF Teacher Training Workshop on San Salvador

Substantial Among Reef Variation

One of the primary reasons for conducting our current reef project is to see how variation in ambient nutrient availability and the number of fish affect the fish pee-seagrass connection.  After six months, preliminary observations suggest [...]

By | January 14th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Substantial Among Reef Variation

NOAA & The Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Launch the Invasive Lionfish Web Portal

The Invasive Lionfish Web Portal is your one-stop-shop for all information pertaining to the lionfish invasion. The Web Portal is broken down into a Home Page and four topic-focused interior pages including Education & Outreach, [...]

By | January 7th, 2015|Categories: Featured, lionfish|Comments Off on NOAA & The Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Launch the Invasive Lionfish Web Portal

Are there too many turtles?

This easy to follow paper suggests that may indeed be the case in some areas.  Turtle populations are thriving in many areas (including The Bahamas), due to extensive conservation initiatives as well as overfished top [...]

By | November 10th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are there too many turtles?