Mon, 26 February 2018
SUFB 438: Debt Financing for MPAs; Fighting Pseudoscience with SciComm; and, Belugas Alter Feeding Behaviour in Absence of Sea Ice
I cover a lot of information in this week's Ocean Update episode. First, I discuss how the Seychelles worked with The Nature Conservancy to refinance their nation debt in exchange for designating 30% of its EEZ as a Marine Protected Area. Second, I give my opinion on how to fight pseudoscience, such as the flat earther movement, with scicomm (Science Communication). Lastly, beluga whales have been found to be diving deeper and longer for food when there is less sea ice. Is that a good thing or a bad thing?
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