A quick summary of major media coverage of Blackbeard projects, initiatives, and employee outreach.
- The Verge: Deep-sea mining could find rare elements for smartphones — but will it destroy rare species?
- The Independent: Deep sea: Potential threats to Earth’s ‘final frontier’ are growing
Climate Change Communications
- The Conversation: Communicating climate change: Focus on the framing, not just the facts.
- Popular Science: Want people to notice your climate research? Learn how to write.
The Great Hagfish Sliming
- National Geographic: ‘Slime Eels’ Explode on Highway After Bizarre Traffic Accident.
- The Verge: What to know when your car is melted by 7,500 pounds of slime eels.
- PBS Newshour: 5 overlooked stories that deserve your attention.
- Business Insider: A truck crash set 7,500 pounds of slime eels loose on an Oregon highway, covering it in goo.
- The New York Times: Chain-Reaction Crash With Minor Injuries, Except for the Slime Eels.
- Gizmodo: Hagfish Slime Is Wonderful.
- Quartz: A freak accident covering an Oregon highway in slime is a dire warning about our oceans’ health.
- Huffington Post: Thousands Of Slime Eels Spill Onto Oregon Highway In Gross, Gooey Crash.
- International Business Times: Fanged Mystery Creature Discovered On Texas Beach Puzzles Internet.
- USA Today: This sea creature found after Hurricane Harvey is pretty gnarly.
- The Washington Post: Scientists have identified the 50-foot creature that washed up on an Indonesian beach.
- Business Insider: This revolting video of a spurting clam is going viral.
Marine Biology Emoji Chess
- The AV Club: Marine biology nerd chess is the only decent justification for 280-character tweets.
- The Irish Independent: Here’s what happened when two marine scientists played emoji chess on Twitter.
- Popular Science: How New Zealand is avoiding hundreds of exploding whale corpses.
- Fast Company: Who Will Clean Up Silicon Valley’s E-Wasteland?
- The Falmouth Enterprise: Falmouth Man Pitches In To Aid Storm-Ravaged Dominica.
(Because Andrew does a complete deletion of all tweets every November, some of the tweets quoted in the above coverage no longer exist.)