April 22, 2021
The NSF has launched an accelerator program - the Networked Blue Economy Convergence Accelerator, a $30 million grant program now open for team proposals. Teams with the best ideas receive an investment of up to $5.75M over three years. The teams also compete and collaborate to develop new sustain…
March 25, 2021
We speak with ocean policy experts Miriam Goldstein and Jean Flemma about what the Biden administration has already put on the table for the ocean, what is coming down the pipeline, and how people can get involved.
Feb. 25, 2021
This episode of our running series on reproduction in the sea we take a deep dive into the sex lives of the tiny charismatic creatures, nudibranchs. Come learn about "sex balls," detachable sexual organs, and sexual cannibalism...
Feb. 16, 2021
We speak with Dr. Reuben Shipway, a Research (Centre for Enzyme Innovation) and Teaching Fellow (Marine Biology) at the University of Portsmouth, and Adjunct Assistant Research Professor (Microbiology Department) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA. His research focuses on biodegradati…
Jan. 28, 2021
Andrew and Frances interview Taylor Goelz, the outgoing Knauss fellow who has been working on the UN decade of Ocean Science for sustainable development, a 10-year initiative to transform ocean science and more!
Dec. 31, 2020
From November 29th to December 5th a new tradition was started. A digital event bringing together the Black in Marine Science Community in solidarity and togetherness. We interviewed one of the founders of the event and two up and coming members of the Black in Marine Science community to get their…
Dec. 1, 2020
Of the over 12,000 ships making more than 40,000 voyages over 250 years of slave trade, hundreds sunk to the bottom of the ocean but barely a handful have been explored and cataloged. The Ocean Science Radio team sits down with members of Diving with a Purpose who are tasked with training volunteer…
Oct. 29, 2020
It is October and the white sharks are flocking to the west coast again. It is time for the annual episodes highlighting the cool shark and elasmobranch stories, SHARKTOBER!
May 28, 2020
From the Texas Hill Country, to underwater caves in Africa, the Arctic Ice Sheet, and even moons covered in icy oceans, the Sunfish is an exceptional Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) with field proven Artificial Intelligence and Simultaneous Localization and Mapping.
April 23, 2020
In this episode, we explore the relationship between renewable energy and our cell phones, the perpetually nascent deep-ocean mining industry, and the Coronavirus. We also learn how working together before the industry has started extracting resources that stakeholders, industry, and conservation i…
March 12, 2020
Sea angels and Hagfish; two very interesting and very strange creatures. One we only recently captured footage of mating in the wild, the other is still a guess. Come learn about these fascinating freaky creatures and the motion of the ocean!
Feb. 14, 2020
It's Valentine's Day and with it comes our next installment of the Ocean Lovin' series focusing on reproduction in the ocean. Join us this time as we highlight the insane "fishing" schemes of freshwater mussels.
Jan. 23, 2020
60 years ago today the Trieste made the historic trip to be the first manned vehicle to go to the deepest part of the ocean and come back up again. Join the team as we chat with Don Walsh who made the incredible journey.
Dec. 12, 2019
The team speaks with Dr. Mandy Joye and Dr. Sylvia Earle about how climate change is impacting the open ocean's ability to hold oxygen and what it means for fisheries and the ocean as a whole.
Nov. 26, 2019
Plastics have contaminated our oceans, from microplastic to big honking pieces. Vicky and Andrew chat with someone who swam across the ocean to draw awareness to the issue and a woman who is launching a (hopefully) growing effort to remove unclaimed nets from the Pacific.