Carolyn took a reporter from the Boston Globe out to field to get a taste of a marine biologist’s workday. Read the feature here.
Congratulations to Dr. Amy Van Cise on her recent Molecular Ecology paper! Amy determined that the short-finned pilot whale comprises two subspecies, one of which contains a further population-level division. Understanding group boundaries has important implications for whale conservation, and Amy has been getting some well-deserved press for her discovery.
Read more about it here:
Carolyn wrote about some of the work we’re doing on rapid adaptation in green crabs. You can read it here:
Carolyn gave a public talk on biological invasions and body-snatching parasites at the Tavern on the Wharf in Plymouth, MA. Quite a few brave souls came out to a seafood restaurant to learn about crab parasites. It was recorded for posterity, and you can see it here:
The Cape Cod Times did a nice feature on green crabs and their impact on the Cape. Carolyn was interviewed, and one of the lab crabs made an appearance as the cover model!