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W. Jones, Ph.D.
Dr. Jones is a biologist and scientist who has conducted scientific research on marine animals for over 10 years.
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W. Jones, Ph.D. 30 Jun 12
we can dispose of them properly when we return to shore. Sea turtles and other sea jelly predators would thank us if they could! :)
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W. Jones, Ph.D. 30 Jun 12
containers or garbage cans if recycling is not an option. When in our boats, we can stow plastic bags in a secure location until
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W. Jones, Ph.D. 30 Jun 12
often mistakenly ingest plastic bags and die. We can help save sea turtles by throwing plastic bags away in plastic bag recycling
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W. Jones, Ph.D. 30 Jun 12
Sea turtles are one of the primary predators of sea jellies. Because plastic bags floating in water closely resemble sea jellies,sea turtles
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W. Jones, Ph.D. 30 Jun 12
The transparent bodies of sea jellies provide excellent camouflage and makes it hard for predators to see them as they float in the water.
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W. Jones, Ph.D. 30 Jun 12
Did u know: Sea jellies, previously called jelly fish, are 95% water. They are able to absorb oxygen and store it in their "jelly".
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W. Jones, Ph.D. 28 Jun 12
Bluefin tuna is known as maguro and toro or o-toro in sushi restaurants and eateries.
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W. Jones, Ph.D. 28 Jun 12
Did u know: Bluefin tuna is on the verge of extinction due to long line fishing and overfishing for the restaurant and sushi industry.
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NOAA's Ocean Service 23 Mar 10
How did the Hawaiian Islands form? http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/hawaii.html
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NOAA's Ocean Service 26 Mar 10
reefs are dying. Why should you be worried? Check out this podcast about the value of coral reefs: http://go.usa.gov/iaE
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W. Jones, Ph.D. 6 Apr 10
following websites:http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/developing.html and http://www.ig.utexas.edu/research/projects/plates/pt.info.htm
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W. Jones, Ph.D. 6 Apr 10
trenches are convergent plate boundaries. More to come about plate tectonics. To learn more in the meantime, you can check out the
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W. Jones, Ph.D. 6 Apr 10
the same time, the Pacific Ocean is shrinking due to the plate movement at the various trenches located along the Ring Of Fire.These
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W. Jones, Ph.D. 6 Apr 10
spreading, the Atlantic Ocean is growing through the plate movement at the Mid-Atlantic ridge which is a divergent plate boundary. At the
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W. Jones, Ph.D. 6 Apr 10
The seafloor of the Atlantic Ocean is growing while the seafloor of the Pacific Ocean is shrinking. Due to plate tectonics and seafloor
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W. Jones, Ph.D. 5 Apr 10
Sources (continued): http://www.scientificamerican.com/blog/post.cfm?id=sushi-cide-secret-ballot-kills-hope-2010-03-23
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W. Jones, Ph.D. 5 Apr 10
Sources (continued): http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1973374,00.html
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W. Jones, Ph.D. 5 Apr 10
Sources: http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode.cfm?id=bye-bye-bluefin-tuna-10-03-28
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W. Jones, Ph.D. 5 Apr 10
to take matters into our own hands as the general public.We can reduce the amount of bluefin tuna sushi we eat or stop eating it completely.
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W. Jones, Ph.D. 5 Apr 10
want to continue to make a profit from selling them, perhaps the only way to save the species is
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