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Ocearch's Most Famous Shark, Mary Lee

Posted 09/22/2022 in OCEARCH,

This weekend we've been looking back on one of OCEARCH's most famous sharks, Mary Lee.


"When we tagged Mary Lee and she proceeded to travel up and down the east coast and people tracked her and fell in love with her, it created interest in OCEARCH at a radical scale. Mary Lee saved OCEARCH. Everything that we have learned since then likely would have never occurred without her ...

I Was Wrong About Trump

Posted 09/15/2022 in Political,

I Was Wrong About Trump

 

By: M.B. Mathews

July 27, 2022

 

I recently wrote a column about why I believed Trump should not run in 2024. I was wrong. I allowed my distaste for Trump’s personality to override ...

Shark Tracker: Andromache

Posted 09/14/2022 in OCEARCH,

Andromache is still hanging out in the Bay of Fundy! She’s been swimming in this region for the past 2 weeks.

We met this female sub-adult white shark in August 2020 off Cape Cod, MA and she’s traveled over 10,500 miles since!

Track Andromache on the OCEARCH Global Shark Tracker: https://www.ocearch.org/tracker/detail/andromache

📸: Chris Ross
#FactsOverFear ...

Jackson, Miss., Is Out of Running Water After Treatment Plant Pumps Fail

Posted 09/01/2022 in Water Research,

Jackson, Miss., Is Out of Running Water After Treatment Plant Pumps Fail


Officials are distributing water cases to capital city’s 150,000 residents; ‘It is going to be a massive undertaking,’ governor says.

 

By Alyssa Lukpat
and Cameron McWhirter
Updated Aug. 30, 2022 4:07 pm ET

 

The city of Jackson, Miss., which has struggled with a ...

New Coalition Aims To End Plastic Pollution By 2040

Posted 09/01/2022 in Water Research,

News | August 29, 2022

New Coalition Aims To End Plastic Pollution By 2040


Norway and Rwanda will chair a new 20-country coalition that aims to end plastic pollution by 2040.

The High Ambition Coalition to End Plastic Pollution wants to develop a global treaty in the next two years, with the aim of restraining plastic consumption and production to sustainable ...

White Shark Andromache Travels to Canadian Waters for the First Time

Posted 08/25/2022 in OCEARCH,

White shark Andromache travels to Canadian waters for the first time! After being tagged off Cape Cod in August 2020, we’ve seen her spend her past 2 summers and early fall in this region, but this morning she pinged in the Chignecto Bay off New Brunswick, Canada! We’re excited to see where she goes next. Track Andromache’s movements alongside our science team on the OCEARCH Global Shark ...

Water Resources to Become Less Predictable With Climate Change

Posted 08/25/2022 in Water Research,

News | August 10, 2022

Water Resources To Become Less Predictable With Climate Change

Declining snowpack will cause more variability in runoff, streamflow

Water resources will fluctuate increasingly and become more and more difficult to predict in snow-dominated regions across the Northern Hemisphere by later this century, according to a comprehensive new climate change study ...

Poems

Posted 08/23/2022 in Authentic Autrey,


Nightshades

Shades of the dwindling day fade into the coming night.
The artful glow sinks in the sky as darkness shades the light.

Now rest your soul and tired limbs let sleep begin its play,
Your dreams and loves await you, on your pillow, where you lay.

The morning sun will dry the dew and the day will have its start,
and you'll awaken fresh and new with...

When sharks are present in an ecosystem...

Posted 08/10/2022 in OCEARCH,

July 29, 2022

Source: https://www.facebook.com/OCEARCH

When sharks are present in an ecosystem it is a positive sign of ocean health and abundance. As apex predators with diverse prey, sharks help prevent one species from monopolizing in a region, which then allows the overall diversity within an ecosystem to increase. Studies of marine areas with and without apex predators show ...

Can a pipeline really bring drinking water from Mississippi to the west?

Posted 08/10/2022 in Water Research,

News Feature | August 3, 2022

 

Can A Pipeline Really Bring Drinking Water From Mississippi To The West?

 

By Peter Chawaga

With water scarcity growing across the world, water systems are getting creative in how they’re meeting consumption demand. For instance, Israel has launched the world’s first project to channel desalinated water into a natural ...

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