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Buoys Serve as Latest Gardening Tool for Restoring Eelgrass in San Francisco Bay

Many of us likely have spent some time planting seeds in our yards to grow vegetables or flowers. But how do scientists plant seeds to help restore plants in our bays and coastal waters? 472 more words


Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

July 30, Softpedia – (International) Malicious Android apps can impersonate trusted ones. Researchers at Bluebox Security reported a vulnerability present in Android versions below 4.4 (KitKat) can allow malicious apps to benefit from the access permissions of legitimate apps due to signatures issued from a legitimate app not being checked. 855 more words


Monk seal pup found dead on Kauai with apparent dog bite wounds

A Hawaiian monk seal pup has been found dead on Kauai, an apparent victim of a dog attack, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 299 more words


Emina Mesanovic, Acoustic Lab: Let's make some maps, July 28, 2014

NOAA Teacher at Sea

Emina Mesanovic

Aboard the NOAA ship Pisces

July 20-August 2, 2014

 Mission: Southeast Fishery- Independent Survey

Geographic area of the cruise… 1,204 more words

NOAA Teacher At Sea

Dead whale floats in at naval base (California, USA)

July 30th, 2014 (John Scheibe). PORT HUENEME, Calif. – The body of a 40-foot whale floated into the port at Naval Base Ventura County Port Hueneme overnight Tuesday, authorities said Wednesday. 264 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

Climate: What's up, El Niño?

Widespread ocean warmth may hamper development

Staff Report

FRISCO — This year’s brewing El Niño may be dampened by widespread warm sea surface temperatures across the Pacific Ocean, according to weather experts. 460 more words

Climate And Weather

What apps are you packing?

Since the release of the first iPad tablet I wanted to incorporate this device into my pack. A bit concerned about the size, weight and durability of the iPad in less than optimal conditions I decided to hold off. 44 more words