The hydrozoa Benthocodon (image from http://www.thedeepbook.org/). March 15 – publication of The Deep: The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss by Claire Nouvian ( University of Chicago Press). Great for underwater photo buffs, deep sea enthusiasts, and funders. Get your copy while they last on Amazon. See also the deep book web site.
There’s a new series on the Discovery Channel called Planet Earth. It should be some of the most dramatic nature footage you have ever seen, and it’s in high definition. It was made by the same people that made the Blue Planet series, so I am expecting great things. The first episode is this Sunday
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