Saturday, May 30, 2009

One of my weaknesses

I just love Cnidarians-the entire Phylum. I saw this video on PZ Meyer's Pharyngula blog and had to share this with you. It was shot at the fabulous Monterey Bay Aquarium by Eugenia Loli-Queru

Drifters of the deep from Eugenia Loli-Queru on Vimeo.

Monday, May 11, 2009

Polar Bears and Global Warming

Want to hear a polar bear breathing? Take a listen here.

National Public Radio had a story this morning about the polar bear monitoring that scientists with the US Fish and Wildlife Service are conducting. Take a listen to hear about the trouble these giant bears are having as the sea ice they depend on melts during the summer.

Saturday, May 2, 2009

The H1N1 ( Swine flu) virus

The H1N1 virus. Photo from the CDC