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Strictlyfishwrap Science Radio Hour: Episode 7

August 30, 2015 by


Author: Skylar Bayer This week is a very special podcast — unofficial end of summer, my birthday week, and it’s hopefully spawning week for my scallops. I’ll be posting a very special spawing post for labor day weekend this week. This week I read some fan mail from a four year old in Australia, talked […]

Strictlyfishwrap Science Radio Hour: Episode 3

June 9, 2015 by


Author: Skylar Bayer Hello all! Happy June. Summer is almost here. I’ve uploaded my May 31st episode with guest Susie Arnold. Susie does some really interested work as a scientist at the Island Institute and explains what we know about ocean acidification, how it impacts Gulf of Maine species, how we might be able to […]

Strictlyfishwrap Science Radio Hour: Episode 2

May 17, 2015 by


Author: Skylar Bayer Hey blog readers, I have successfully recorded and posted my second podcast. While not my second show, it was one that actually made the recording. I record it live on WRFR-LP in Rockland, Maine. WRFR-LP is a wonderful community radio station that you can listen to online with their live stream, or you […]

Wildlife Rehabilitation: Nature’s Hospital

August 25, 2013 by


Author: Hans Gozembach As graduation from college grew near this past year, I decided I wanted to find out what area of biology I wanted to pursue as a career. So I started interning with two grad students who were working with coral reef conservation at Florida International University located in Miami, FL. I was […]

Unless — Ocean Girl

April 15, 2013 by


“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” ~Dr. Seuss, The Lorax Author: Skylar Bayer First article in the new Unless series. These days, I find it a bit overwhelming that there are so many things going wrong with the world. Our oceans are dying, our […]

Why My ‘Nads are so Important

November 30, 2012 by


Author: Skylar Bayer     Revised: January 31, 2013 Without meaning to, my (scallop) gonads have made internet fame in the last few days. I’d like to followup with a few short comments on why these samples and this kind of research is so important. I actually wrote about this topic previously in the context of policy meetings. […]