In the ninth episode of OCTOPOD we discuss the latest in vessel noise on marine mammals, beach nourishment, and the newest in fish tracking technology. As well as, Nick brings up some MarXiv summary classics.
OCTOPOD: The OCTO Podcast
OCTOPOD is OCTO's flagship podcast, keeping you up-to-date with the latest news and research from the world of sustainable ocean management and conservation. Find out what's happening in your oceans with Nick, Allie, and Raye — your regular OpenChannels Team!
We plan to release a new 10-20 minute episode each week.
You may browse individual episodes of OCTOPOD below.
If you've ever taken a statistics class you most likely have learned about p-values. But were you actually taught what they really mean? Special guest Mike Hay from OCTO explains.
The seventh episode from us octopodians details the revamping of certain legislative bills, and discusses the newest MPA News which focuses this month on marine debris! Among other topics. Enjoy!
Nick and Allie discuss the ocean clean-up project and what it actually means. What ecological "law" is and how aquatic mammals are being used to catch other animals. All this and more in Episode 6 of OCTOPOD.
Plus, two new MarXiv summaries on the topic of MPAs are addressed: www.marxivinfo.org/summaries
In episode 5 of OCTOPOD, Allie and Nick discuss new information about Australia's GBR "Rescue Fund", and bring up the importance of trust and money.
Three new MarXiv summaries are included in this podcast covering topics of trust in fisheries, the significance of seagrass, and the efficiency of marine protected areas. Read about them in full at https://www.marxivinfo.org/summaries
Allie and Nick are joined by John Davis, Editor of OCTO's MPA News newsletter, to discuss the May 2018 issue of MPA News focuses on "the continuing debate over the value of large vs. small MPAs, and what it means for the field." You can read the new issue of MPA News for more information on this topic at mpanews.openchannels.org/mpanews/issue/may-2018-196.
We also cover a new MarXiv Summary which will be available soon at www.marxivinfo.org/summaries.
Raye and Nick discuss the May 2018 issue of the Marine Ecosystems and Management (MEAM) newsletter, which focuses on culturomics. Learn how scientists are mining social media, like Flickr and Facebook, to aid marine conservation efforts.
You can read the full issue of MEAM at meam.openchannels.org/meam/issue/may-2018-117.
This week's episode of OCTOPOD fills you in on some cool news, like Snot Bot, Australia's pledge for funding to rescue the Great Barrier Reef, and Hawaii's ban on coral-harming sunscreens. Learn more from the OC Overview at www.openchannels.org/news/oc-overview/oc-overview-week-april-30-2018.
We also covered two new MarXiv summaries: one focusing on social capital in fisheries, and the other on tourists' willingness to pay fishers not to fish in an MPA. Learn more about this research at www.marxivinfo.org/summaries.
Who benefits from aquaculture, anyway? + Marine Metaphors. Come learn what's happening this week at OCTO (Open Communications for the Ocean) in our very FIRST podcast.