All posts by Elliott Norse

My teachers were real survivors

In the field, the lab, the library or the classroom, or a few times on a flower-festooned cliff overlooking the blue Pacific Ocean, I learned about marine biology from professors, colleagues and friends in New York, California, Baja California and Sonora (Mexico), Florida, Jamaica, Panama, Colombia, Curacao, Iowa, Washington DC and the state of Washington.  … Continue reading My teachers were real survivors

The Spill: Better Life and Living Better in a Dangerous Time OR Introduction to a New Blogger

Elliott A. Norse, Ph.D., President, Marine Conservation Biology Institute I write this during a national emergency. The emergency is what led me to rename what was Marine Conservation Blog “The Spill.” “The Spill” can mean two quite different things. It could refer to the growing BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. Or it could refer … Continue reading The Spill: Better Life and Living Better in a Dangerous Time OR Introduction to a New Blogger