Vol. 50, No. 2, Fall 2013
Life in the Ocean
Behold the 'Plastisphere'
Colonies of microbes flourish on tiny bits in the ocean
Dropping a Laboratory into the Sea
Revolutionary Sensor Detects Toxic Marine Organisms
Call of the Whales
Underwater robots provide roving ears in the sea
The Return of the Seals
Growing Herds Raise Questions on Sharks, Fish, and Poop
The Decline and Fall of the Emperor Penguin?
Climate Change and Shrinking Ice Threaten Polar Birds
What have we learned from this unprecedented release of radioactive contaminants to the ocean?
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Earthquake and tsunami led to release of radioisotopes
What's there? How much? How long?
What's safe to eat? How can we know?
How can we assess impacts of exposures?
How did officials, scientists, and the media perform?