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Dr. Chris Parsons and Dr. Ashley Sitar (the Marine Conservation Happy Hour) continue their St. Petersburg Science Festival series discussing Marine Conservation.

In this episode, the MCHH crew speak with some folks from NOAA about the biology and conservation of the Endangered Sawfish. 

Have you seen a sawfish in the wild? Share your experience in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL

Direct download: SUFB_S916_SawfishBiologyAndConservation.mp3
Category:Sawfish -- posted at: 1:00pm EST

Dr. Craken McCraic and Dr. Scarlett Smash from the Marine Conservation Happy Hour (MCHH) are back on the show with another recording at the St. Petersburg Science Festival.

In this episode, they speak to Maria Lewis, Executive Director of the Green Diver Initiative from NAUI, where she educates students and adults on how they can help save the Ocean. 

Links: http://www.nauigreendiver.org/

Which organizations do you rely on to get your information on the Oceans? Share your favourites in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL

Direct download: SUFB_S915_GreenDivingInitiative.mp3
Category:NAUI -- posted at: 2:59pm EST

Dr. Chris Parsons and Dr. Ashley Sitar continue to discuss Marine Conservation with various professionals at the St. Petersburg Science Festival. Alison Cody, a Marine Educator at Mote Marine Laboratory,  sits down with the MCHH Crew to discuss coral reef restoration that she taught to students on the day of the recording.

Links: 

Mote Marine Laboratory: https://mote.org/

Have you ever visited the Mote Marine Laboratory? Share your experiences in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL

Direct download: SUFB_S914_AlisonCody_Mote.mp3
Category:Mote Marine Laboratory -- posted at: 1:00pm EST

The MCHH Crew (Dr. Chris Parsons and Dr. Ashley Sitar) attended the St. Petersburg Science Festival and recorded some of the interesting conversations that they had at the festival to keep you informed. 

On Today's episode, the Crew discusses Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality with Alex Muir, who demonstrated how the technology works for students who attended the festival.

Have you seen AR or VR technology being used for Marine Conservation? Share your experience and websites where you see this happening in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL

 

Direct download: SUFB_S913_StPetesScienceFestival.mp3
Category:Virtual Reality -- posted at: 1:05pm EST

It's amazing when the science community announces the discovery of a new species, especially when it's a new beaked whale. I mean, how can you miss a beaked whale? 

This opportunity of discovery came during the grim event of stranding of 6 beaked whale species. Some of the whales seemed shorter than others and were a different colour, which prompt researchers to investigate further. 

Find out more details of the study by listening to the podcast.

Link To Article: https://phys.org/news/2019-09-whale-species-coast-hokkaido.html

Do you find it surprising that there are more whales to be discovered given their size? Share your thoughts in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL

 

Direct download: SUFB_S912_NewBeakedWhaleSpecies.mp3
Category:Beaked Whales -- posted at: 2:07pm EST

A Senator calls a scientist into questions after she makes a false statement that coral bleaching is a natural event. The Scientist fires back a proper answer but doesn't sway the politician.

I talk about why it's so important to vote for politicians that have a good sense of the scientific method.

Link To Article: https://www.9news.com.au/national/coral-bleaching-happens-naturally-hanson/e966eec3-48a8-4976-8e7f-2a46225c6bd5 

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL

 

Direct download: SUFB_S911_AustralianSenatorSaysCoralBleachingNatural.mp3
Category:Great Barrier Reef -- posted at: 1:00pm EST

The Election results are in for the Canadian Federal election 2019 and the Liberals will have a Minority Government. 

I talk about why this election was one for Climate Change and the message that Canadians sent to the political parties. 

Do you think Canadians were voting for Climate Change Policies? Share your thoughts in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL

Direct download: SUFB_S910_CanadaVotedForTheEnvironmentSortOf.mp3
Category:politics -- posted at: 9:01pm EST

The Canadian Federal Election is today. In my opinion, this vote will be a vote for the protection of the Canadian Environment. I break down my thoughts and give you a description of how politics in Canada could help reduce climate change and increase Marine Protected Areas. 

This episode will be of interest to more than just Canadians. Anyone with an interest in how policy drives protection of the Oceans will be interested in this episode.

Voting is the best way to get protection.

What do you think of this Canadian Election? Share your thoughts in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL

Direct download: SUFB_S909_CanadiansVotingForTheEnvironment.mp3
Category:politics -- posted at: 3:00pm EST

Marine Conservation Jobs are really hard to get, but they are even harder to get if you don't have initiative and/or self-motivation. Having this ability will help you get jobs, get extensions on contracts, help you retain your job, and help you get promoted in the Marine Conservation field.

Listen to the episode to find out what I mean.

Do you have initiative? Share the abilities that you think will help you get a job in Marine Conservation in our Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL


As I reach my mid-career point, I often reflect on how my career has impacted the Marine Conservation community. Did I help solve some problems for people? Did I provide the resources that I thought were important for people to succeed in Marine Conservation?

These are the questions that I probably should have asked myself 20 .years ago when I was starting my career. I don't have regrets in my career as everything I did lead me to a point in my career where I feel that I am having an impact on Marine Conservation; however, I am not getting paid a career-type wage to do Marine Conservation podcasting and I don't feel guilty about it. 

You know that guilt. It's the guilty feeling that you get when you think of working in a job/career that might be able to make you money to pay the bills, but it's not in Marine Conservation. The guilt you feel when you think of doing anything but science, the subject that you paid a ton of money to learn for 4, 6, 10 years (and still paying off!). It's the same guilt I felt when I considered leaving the paid career of Marine Conservation to podcast for Marine Conservation and impact more lives than I ever could think about doing in my full-time job. Letting go of the guilt made me happy!

Take a listen to the episode for more details on how to let go of that guilt.

Does your Marine Conservation job follow what you feel allows you to have an impact on Marine Conservation? Share your thoughts in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Do you want to join the Marine Sciences and Conservation Careers Facebook Group, here is the link:  http://www.speakupforblue.com/career

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL


I created a poll in a Facebook Group that has been growing like crazy in members lately and I thought I would share some of the results with you. I asked what the members thought was holding them back from building their Marine Conservation Career. The top answer so far was "Getting My Foot In The Door After College."

I had some initial thoughts about the answer so I recorded it.

What do you think is holding you back from getting a Marine Conservation Job/Career? Let me know in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Do you want to join the Marine Sciences and Conservation Careers Facebook Group, here is the link:  http://www.speakupforblue.com/career

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL

 

Direct download: SUFB_S906_GettingMyFootInTheDoorAfterCollege.mp3
Category:Marine Conservation Careers -- posted at: 8:00am EST

I had a great conversation with Dr. Diva Amon where she gave me an update on the situation with Deep Sea Mining. Diva spoke about being part of the research team that collected baseline data in a Deep Sea Mining Lease Area in the Pacific Ocean. The diversity she and her team found was shocking!

Take a listen and hear it all for yourself.

Link To Diva's Article:
https://newint.org/features/2019/10/01/deep-sea-dilemma

How do you feel about Deep Sea Mining? Share your thoughts in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL

Direct download: SUFB_S905_BaselineStudiesForDeepSeaMining.mp3
Category:Deep Sea Mining -- posted at: 2:33pm EST

The City of Del Mar, California is working on a plan to adapt to Sea Level Rise caused by Climate Change. City planners must get the plan approved by the California Coastal Commission in order to implement the plan; however, the Coastal Commission and the City do not agree on the way Del Mar should adapt to Sea Level Rise. 

Del Mar does not think a managed retreat (where the City would buy properties from homeowners as well as a relocation spot.) will work as their properties are more expensive than the surrounding area and the City could not afford the amount necessary to buy the properties. 

I wanted to highlight the difficulty of preparing plans like the one discussed during this episode. 

Link to Article:  

https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/communities/north-county/story/2019-10-07/del-mar-state-remain-at-odds-on-how-to-deal-with-sea-level-rise

Share your thoughts on managed retreats in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

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Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL

Direct download: SUFB_S904_ConflictsArisingWhilePlanningForSeaLevelRise.mp3
Category:Sea Level Rise -- posted at: 3:21pm EST

In the last episode, I talked about the update from the Ocean Clean Up Project which stated that their prototype was able to collect plastic; however, it also caught a number of ocean animals. 

The project has received some criticism and with that, there is a lot of bickering going on among conservationists. I think I need to say something about the people behind the Ocean Clean Up Project or any other project that is designed to help the Ocean. Listen up.

Do you think the people behind the Ocean Clean Up Project are bad? Share your thoughts in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL

Direct download: SUFB_S903_AreTheOceanCleanUpProjectPeopleBadPeople.mp3
Category:Ocean Clean Up Project -- posted at: 3:33pm EST

The Ocean Clean Up Project has released an update that their prototype is catching plastic in the Pacific Ocean Gyre. Great news! Unfortunately, Dr. Rebecca Helm noticed that the prototype wasn't just catching plastic. It was catching small animals too. Just as was predicted by many scientists. 

Rebecca mentions that the animals being caught are part of a neuston ecosystem that she describes as a floating coral reef

I discuss whether this prototype from the Ocean Clean Up Project should be used at all.

Do you think the prototype should be used? Share your thoughts in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL

Direct download: SUFB_S902_OceanCleanUpCanHarmNeustons.mp3
Category:Ocean Clean Up Project -- posted at: 5:11pm EST

I had the wonderful opportunity to meet up and speak with Kara Muzia, Marine Biologist and host of the "So You Want To Be A Marine Biologist" podcast. Kara's podcast is all about helping you get a job and build a career in Marine Science and Conservation.

I always like to connect you with podcasters that are trying to help you become better Marine Conservationists, whether you want to do it as a career or you would like to live for a better Ocean.

Check out my interview with Kara in this episode and click on the links below to connect with her as well as listen to her podcast:

Website: https://marinebio.life/
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/46I9nVYmy5Dpbbb0VvqBag
Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/so-you-want-to-be-a-marine-biologist/id1464765509?ck_subscriber_id=454246364
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marinebio.life/

Do you want to discuss Marine Conservation Careers? Share your thoughts in Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL

Direct download: SUFB_S901_SoYouWantToBeAMarineBiologist.mp3
Category:So You Want To Be A Marine Biologist -- posted at: 2:42pm EST

Today's episode is focused on an interaction that a friend of mine had on social media recently. Someone said that my friend was not a true scientist if she wasn't collecting data in the field or in a lab. This claim simply isn't true and has no bearing on the issue about which my friend was posting. 

The fact of the matter is that running an effective Marine Conservation project often requires professionals from all different professionals backgrounds to achieve a common goal. It is unfortunate that some people think otherwise (inside and outside of the industry); however, it is even more important for you to know that it takes all kinds of professionals from across the globe to protect our Oceans. 

Did you agree with what the person said about scientists? Share your thoughts in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL

Direct download: SUFB_S900_AreAllPeopleInMarineConservationEqual.mp3
Category:marine conservation -- posted at: 1:38pm EST

I have the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Andrew Thaler on the podcast today to discuss his take on the Evolution of Social Media for Environmental Communications. We talk about his high hopes for Social Media in the past and his "Battleground" outlook for it in 2019. 

Andrew will be teaching a Course on Social Media For Environmental Communications for the 7th year to help Non-profits, NGOs, and government agencies to run effective social media campaigns. You won't learn about Social Media anywhere else but during this course.

Register for the Course TODAY before the price goes up tomorrow:

https://sites.nicholas.duke.edu/execed/social-media-for-environmental-communications/

Dr. Andrew Thaler Links:

Southern Fried Science: http://www.southernfriedscience.com/

Andrew's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rz0wBYNSJOQ

Andrew's Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrAndrewThaler

Join our Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL

 

Direct download: SUFB_S899_SocialMediaForEnvironmentalCommunications.mp3
Category:Science Communication -- posted at: 1:00pm EST

I was invited to give a talk yesterday at a private school for grades 7 and 8 students. They had a project that included the topic of Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fisheries, an important and delicate issue in the Oceans. 

After the talk, I thought that it would be important to discuss IUU Fishing on the podcast because the issue is so important. I talk about 8 reasons why you should care about IUU Fisheries. The topic was adapted from an article of the same title found here.

Did you know much about IUU Fishing before this episode? Share your thoughts on the issue on our Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL

Direct download: SUFB_S898_8ReasonsWhyYouShouldCareAboutIUUFisheries.mp3
Category:IUU Fishing -- posted at: 1:36pm EST

Wouldn't it be great to watch an hour dram TV series on environmental lawyers that fight in the courts to save the environment? I know I would. 

Check out the real-world examples I mention in this podcast of environmental lawyers protecting the Oceans from oil & gas exploration in US water. 

Let me know in the Facebook Group if you would like to watch a one-hour dram series on environmental lawyers: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Check out the new Speak Up For The Ocean Blue Podcast App: http://www.speakupforblue.com/app.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram

Speak Up For Blue Twitter

Check out the Shows on the Speak Up For Blue Network:

Marine Conservation Happy Hour
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k4ZB3x
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2kkEElk

ConCiencia Azul:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k6XPio
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k4ZMMf

Dugongs & Seadragons:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lB9Blv
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lV6THt

Environmental Studies & Sciences
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lx86oh
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lG8LUh

Marine Mammal Science:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2k5pTCI
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2k1YyRL

 

Direct download: SUFB_S897_LawyersInTheFightForTheUSEnvironment.mp3
Category:Environmental Lawyers -- posted at: 6:32pm EST

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