Tag: marine biology

Reef Life of the Andaman (full marine biology documentary)

Reef Life of the Andaman (full marine biology documentary)

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 22, 2019

[Applause] [Music] [Applause] [Music] [Applause] [Music] in the northeast of the Indian Ocean spanning a latitude of 6 to 16 degrees north of the Equator lies the Andaman Sea for the people of Thailand and Burma also known as Myanmar the two nations bordering the eastern edge of the Andaman the sea has always been […]

Cuttlefish: Tentacles In Disguise

Cuttlefish: Tentacles In Disguise

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 20, 2019

[MUSIC] [MUSIC] Cuttlefish are not fish at all, and they’re not particularly good at cuddling… not that I’ve tried or anything. But these tentacled relatives of squid and octopus do have one amazing sneaky skill. So I love cuttlefish because of their color-changing abilities, tell us a little about that. You know, the ability that […]

This is the most over-fished sea in the world | The Economist

This is the most over-fished sea in the world | The Economist

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 19, 2019

This is the extraordinary story of one man’s dream… …to save the most over-fished sea in the world Zafer Kizilkaya has almost single handedly… …turned a ravaged bay in Turkey… …into one of the most effective and thriving… …marine conservation areas in the MediterraneanIt is like a heaven for me right now……there’s so much fish […]

Secrets of the deep ocean | The Economist

Secrets of the deep ocean | The Economist

By Micah Moen 22 Comments August 19, 2019

Deep beneath the ocean’s surface… …lie vast areas of seabed that have… …never before been explored by humankindThis is camera control……can we drop our speed to one knot pleaseNow state-of-the-art technology is giving these scientists… …an unprecedented opportunity…Take it down to the bottom…to conduct research that is vital to protecting the oceanI just want to […]

Ocean food chain song. What’s the fastest shark? Sharks for kids

Ocean food chain song. What’s the fastest shark? Sharks for kids

By Micah Moen 49 Comments August 18, 2019

[Underwater noises and calming music] [Narrator speaking] Ah, looking out at the sea. I feel the oceans harmony. Sunlight glimmering on the water, and the sunlight is also important to the creatures who dwell in this ocean paradise. The phytoplankton microscopic to our eye, Harness the energy of the beautiful sunlight. The phytoplankton are dined […]

How Much Plastic is in the Ocean?

How Much Plastic is in the Ocean?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 13, 2019

[MUSIC] In January 1992, a cargo ship sailing from Hong Kong to Washington hit a storm, and twelve containers tumbled overboard, releasing a fleet of blue turtles, green frogs, red beavers, and yellow ducks. 28,800 animals, destined for bathtubs, now a lonely plastic navy, drifting in the Pacific Ocean. Then they started to float ashore. […]

The Secret Life of Plankton

The Secret Life of Plankton

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 11, 2019

[Stories from the Sea] [Fish Tale My Secret Life as Plankton] How did I get here? Well, it’s a stranger story than you might think. I came from a world of drifters, a place few humans have ever seen. The world of plankton. I came from a batch of a million eggs, and only a […]

SXSW Panel: Saving Coral Reefs One Pixel at a Time

SXSW Panel: Saving Coral Reefs One Pixel at a Time

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 10, 2019

– Hello, everyone and welcome. I’m Joanna Klein and I’m a science journalist, You may have read some of my work in the New York Times science section. I write a weekly column called Trilobites. One of my favorite things that I write about is nature, about its weird animals, the things they eat, and […]

Parasite researcher Ryan Hechinger in 99 Seconds

Parasite researcher Ryan Hechinger in 99 Seconds

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 9, 2019

I’m Ryan Hechinger and I’m a professor and research scientist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. What I focus on mostly has to do with ecological issues that is how species interact with each other, how they make their livings. My main trick to doing this ecological type of work is I consider parasites. I put […]

Deep ocean mysteries and wonders – David Gallo

Deep ocean mysteries and wonders – David Gallo

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 7, 2019

You know, I had a real rough time in school with ADD, and I have a PhD. I earned a PhD, but … tough to pay attention — biology, geology, physics, chemistry — really tough for me. Only one thing grabbed my attention, and it’s that planet called Earth. But in this picture here, you’ll […]