I have quite a few links to share this time around!
First, a belated welcome to the newest blog to join the Southern Fried Science Network! From Alevin to Adult: the life history of a salmon girl. If you are a student passionate about citizen science, check out these awesome internships being offered this summer through DataONE and the National Phenology Network. If I qualified, I would be applying the very instant. I was actually pretty sad about it. *sniff* Deadline to apply is this Friday! Did you know that bats are worth at least $3 Billion per . . . → Read More: Quick Links 4.5.11
I’m a little behind on posting this (technical difficulties), but tonight premiers Expedition Week on National Geographic Channel! Over the next seven nights, you can join in on 13 expeditions ranging from archeology to wildlife research. Thanks to National Geographic Channel, I had the opportunity to preview three of the programs including:
Eating with Cannibals (Sun 9/8c p.m.): Expedition week kicks off with Piers Gibbon traveling to Papua New Guinea in search of people who may have practiced cannibalism. Interesting program and I thought it was pretty well done. Man vs. Volcano (Thu 10/9c p.m.): Journey to the . . . → Read More: Expedition Week on National Geographic Channel
For a while now, I have considered writing about the controversy surrounding Dr. Lynn Roger’s black bear research and whether collared bears should be protected from hunting. I haven’t done so yet because I haven’t formed a solid opinion, can see both sides of the argument, and am not a bear hunter. But recently, Lynn Rogers made some comments that I can’t ignore.
Lynn Rogers and Black Bear
Continue reading Guns, Collars, and Bears: Oh Why (must you diss science?)