Monthly Archives: November 2012

Individuals From Around the Globe Meet to Discuss Marine Protected Areas

In an effort to ensure more successful and effective MPAs in the future, earlier this week, representatives from over 36 countries converged in San Francisco.
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Photo of the Day: Do Blonde Penguins Have More Fun?

It may look like this penguin bleached its tuxedo, but researchers explain that this “blonde” penguin has a genetic condition that dilutes the pigment in its feathers.
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From the Field: Reefs Around Rangiroa, Aratika and Raraka

After two weeks, we’ve completed reef assessments around Rangiroa, Aratika, and Raraka and are now examining Fakarava.
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Photo of the Day: An Adolescent Adélie Penguin

It might look like this adolescent Adélie penguin is having a bad hair day, but in fact this youngster is in the middle of molting its downy coat.
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Photo of the Day: Sea Lions Roar

Similar to the terrestrial lions that live in sub-Saharan east and southern African, these sea lions roar.
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Photo of the Day: King Penguins in the Surf

King penguins in the surf, Salisbury Plains, South Georgia Island.
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In the Wake of Black Friday and Cyber Monday — Giving Tuesday

Today is being called the first-ever “Giving Tuesday.” The idea started in New York City, in an attempt to harness the same collective attention given to Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. Only Giving Tuesday is devoted to giving rather than getting. Nonprofit organizations are hoping they can use the popularity of this past weekends consumer craze to remind people to give back. While this is the first year of Giving Tuesday, the idea of harnessing the collective attention on giving back is something that seems to be catching on. High profile individuals including Chelsea Clinton, Bill Gates and Mandy Moore have already publically offered their support of Giving Tuesday, while the phrase has been trending over the last few days within social media channels.…
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Cracking the Code to the U.N. Climate Lingo

Representatives from nearly 200 nations have come together in Doha, Qatar for a two-week United Nations climate change conference.
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Leatherback Sea Turtle5

Photo: US Fish and Wildlife Service/South Florida Ecological Services…
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Leatherback Sea Turtle4

Photo © Brian J. Hutchinson…
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