Confessions of a Marine Biologist

Confessions of a Marine Biologist: Eight-Legged Kidnapper

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What it looks like to be kidnapped by an octopus…then rescued by a scientist. Subscribe for new adventures (semi-) weekly: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c… Marine biologists arrive at their field site at dusk to pick up a series of video cameras, used to monitor an experiment looking stressors affecting corals. What they find is a missing camera and

Confessions of a Marine Biologist: Swim for Your Life (night edition)

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Living nightmare: when you study fear underwater and your boat breaks down…at night. The irony is delicious. Subscribe for new adventures (semi-) weekly: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=SciAllOrg After a long day collecting data for a study on how fear (of sharks) affects reef fish feeding behavior, marine biologists Mike and Julie find themselves living their work, as they’re

Confessions of a Marine Biologist: Reef Experiment Madness

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Sunlight is running out! We’re going to have to be swift and dodge death to deploy our experiment in the coral reefs of Mo’orea, French Polynesia. Subscribe for new adventures (semi-) weekly: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=SciAllOrg Deploying field experiments can be INTENSE – the clock is ticking, and our Euro-‘Merican research team needs to move thousands of pounds

Confessions of a Marine Biologist: Race to Find Corals

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Time is running out as the Euro-‘Merican alliance collects corals before a storm destroys us all. 🙂 Subscribe for new adventures (semi-) weekly: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=SciAllOrg Our research team, representing 5 nations, is taking on the arduous task of unlocking the mysteries of how humans affect coral reefs. In the start of an ambitious experiment, we learn

Confessions of a Marine Biologist: Monster Attacks Hero

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You won’t believe what tried to EAT my GoPro camera (and destroy my field experiment!). Subscribe for new adventures weekly: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=SciAllOrg While working on a remote island in French Polynesia, we discovered that something had violently tampered with one of our video cameras. This camera was used in an experiment testing effects of fear on