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As the past couple of episodes have dealt with the topics of colonialism in Marine Science and Conservation, they got me thinking about how we could begin to be more inclusive. Obviously, inclusion and equity cannot be solved overnight and I am constantly learning about how colonialism and social justice issues are affecting various communities on a daily basis. 

However, as a Science Communicator, I started to think about my podcasts and the other podcasts within the Speak Up For Blue Podcast Network and how we can become more inclusive and diverse in the voices that I heard. I also thought about the lack of diversity in the voices on conservation documentaries. 

If we are going to become more inclusive and better at conservation, we need to hear from a more diverse set of science communicators. 

Who is your favourite Science Communicator? Share your thoughts in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Speak Up For Blue Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakupforblue/

Speak Up For Blue Twitter: https://twitter.com/SpeakUpforBlue

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

Madame Curiosity
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2xUlSax
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2V38QQ1

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

Projects For Wildlife Podcast:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2Oc17gy
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/37rinWz

Ocean Science Radio
Apple Podcast: https://apple.co/3chJMfA
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3bnkP18

The Guide To Mindful Conservation: Dancing In Pink Hiking Boots:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/31P4UY6
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3f7hDJw


Often times, science communicators are trying to undo the damage caused by a documentary or a certain President that spews utter garbage that is wrong on a specific environmental subject. 

Science communicators need to work at getting ahead of specific subject matters to ensure that the proper information backed by scientific evidence gets out to the public before other people manipulate the science in order to prove their point.

Would you consider podcasting? Share whether you would or not in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Or you can email me at andrew@speakupforblue.com

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

Projects For Wildlife Podcast:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2Oc17gy
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/37rinWz


I had a thought about science communication the other day. I noticed that it's always the same people that speak up for conservation. The people who speak up are great, but it's always the same people. I feel as though we need new people to start speaking out. 

Great Thunberg is relatively new to the game and she has done a great job in speaking up for doing something about Climate Change.

In January 2020, I will focus more on helping people to Speak Up For The Ocean Blue. This includes teaching an online course for Duke University on podcasting for environmental science. If you or the organization you are working for are interested, then sign up here: http://www.speakupforblue.com/duke.

Are you ready to Speak Up For The Ocean Blue? Share what you want to do in the 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

Projects For Wildlife Podcast:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2Oc17gy
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/37rinWz

Direct download: SUFB_S937_WeNeedYouToSpeakUpForTheOceanBlue.mp3
Category:Science Communication -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

We had a slight problem that we never encountered here on the Speak Up For Blue Team: We were asked to take down an episode because our guest's boss was worried that the information that was discussed briefly on an episode was going to affect the future funding from a grantor. 

We didn't agree with the boss, but we didn't want our guests to be put in a more difficult position than they were already in. 

The Speak Up For Blue Team (with 7 podcasts) has communicated a lot of science, but we encounter barriers from time to time. 

In this episode, I give you some ways to overcome those barriers and give reasons why there shouldn't be any barriers at all.

Do you encounter barriers to Science Communication often? Share your experiences in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

NEW PODCAST ADDED TO THE NETWORK:

Projects For Wildlife Podcast:
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2Oc17gy
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/37rinWz

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_S934_BarriersToScienceCommunication.mp3
Category:Science Communication -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

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 EDT

A researcher named Victoria Herrman does most of her work in the Arctic. She wrote an article in the Guardian regarding her government citations that were disappearing. This is a HUGE issue that many scientists from around the world were hoping wouldn't happen...but here we are. 

What do you think we should do about getting access to these documents back? Share your thoughts in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Want to be more eco-friendly? Buy certified eco-friendly products from our affiliate partner the Grove Collaborative: http://www.speakupforblue.com/goocean.

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


I had the pleasure of interviewing James Nikitine for this episode. James is a Marine Conservationist with a specialization in Marine Policy and Science Communication. 

James and I discuss how he got to where he is today and what his production company, Manaia Productions, is going to do for marine conservation. He also discusses his recent move with the family to New Zealand and how this will help his business and Marine Conservation.

Links for James Nikitine:

Manaia Productions: http://manaiaproductions.com/

James On Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesnikitine

James On LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamesnikitine/

What form of Science Communication do you prefer the most? Share your thoughts in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.

Want to get started on living for a better Ocean? Sign up for the Grove Collaborative and get a free gift: http://www.speakupforblue.com/goocean.

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


Marine Science Communication has to be done properly to gain trust of your audience and inspire them to do more for the Ocean.

I talk about an example where Marine Conservation communication was misleading and could cause damage to the efforts of Conservation.

Listen to the episode to find out how you can make better strides in Ocean Conservation.

Enjoy the Podcast!!!

Let me know what you think of the episode by joining our Facebook Group for the Podcast.

Support Speak Up For Blue's Efforts to build a platform to raise awareness for Marine Science and Conservation and help you live for a better Ocean. Contribute to our Patreon Campaign

 

Direct download: SUFB_S348_OceanTalkFriday.mp3
Category:Science Communication -- posted at: 9:04am EDT

Ocean Science and Conservation Communication is more important now more than ever as the oceans, and environment in general, are changing at a rapid rate and government are slow to act. Communication allows the right information to get in front of the public so that they can make more informed decisions on how to live for a better Ocean. But how do you get in front of the public in this day and age?

 

Allison Randolph, aka Ocean Allison, specializes in Ocean Science and Conservation Communication (has experience with podcasting, video documentaries and public speaking) and stops by the podcast to tell us how she got involved in the field and how you can communicate science effectively to make a difference.  

Enjoy the podcast!

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Direct download: SUFB_S269_OceanScienceCommunicationWithAllisonRandolph.mp3
Category:Science Communication -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

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