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Send. Me. A. Postcard.

February 8, 2014 by


By Skylar Bayer Updated January 1st, 2018.  My first postcard ever is from 1989. It was a green rectangle that lived in the corner of a baby picture of myself hung on my bright yellow wall. I still have no idea why I had a blown up print of my baby-self in my bedroom. Maybe […]

Happy 2014!

December 31, 2013 by


Dear Readers, I know there hasn’t been much in the way of new posts this last quarter of 2013, but I assure you, there is more on the way in 2014! I am in the midst of preparing for doctoral exams and am hoping that after completing them, I will be editing and writing new […]

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 […]

Travels of an Ocean Man: Japan

June 27, 2013 by


Author: Josh Manger I’m back from another overseas adventure and as promised, I filmed every step of the way so I could share my experience with you. During our 30+ days at sea aboard the R/V Melville, I edited it all down to a 40-minute movie I’m calling Travels of an Ocean Man: Japan. This […]

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 […]

Thank You from the Bottom of My (Scallop) ‘Nads

March 7, 2013 by


Author: Skylar Bayer As may of you know, I appeared in the The Colbert Report’s special, The Enemy Within — Dr. Skylar Bayer. I stated in the clip that I’m not actually a Dr. but hope to be within the next three years (crossing fingers). For the original post where I wrote about it, click […]

The Deadliest Catch of an Idiot Abroad with a Dirty Job on Layover with No Reservations

February 26, 2013 by


Author: Josh Manger I know a lot of people who love TV programs like No Reservations, Dirty Jobs, Deadliest Catch, The Layover, An Idiot Abroad, and countless other Discovery-like programs about the oceans and science. I too love these shows, but I think I have a slightly different viewing experience than the general public. That’s […]