Claudia Geib’s Contributions:
Scientists Have Built a Real-Time Sperm Whale Collision Detection System
A computational technique offers the power to track whales in real time—a potential boon in the quest to save whales from ship strikes.
Aug 15, 2022 | 950 words, about 4 minutes
Satellites Spot Stranded Whales from Space
Very high resolution satellites give scientists a new way to find out when and where a whale is stuck on a beach.
Jan 20, 2022 | 1,000 words, about 5 minutes
Raising Baby Sharks from the Dead
Biologists are rescuing baby sharks and skates from recently caught females, giving the unborn a chance at survival.
Oct 5, 2021 | 4,100 words, about 21 minutes
To Speak of the Sea in Irish
A new dictionary project aims to safeguard coastal Irish words and the unique perspectives they provide.
Mar 17, 2021 | 1,400 words, about 7 minutes
Killer Whales’ Cultural Bottleneck
A new paper suggests killer whales’ cultures may be driving down their genetic diversity—but not all researchers agree.
Jun 3, 2020 | 850 words, about 4 minutes
Death by Killer Algae
When 343 sei whales died from a harmful algal bloom in Chilean Patagonia, they opened a window into the effect changing climate is having on marine mammals, our oceans, and us.
Nov 21, 2017 | 4,000 words, about 20 minutes
The Accidental Slaughter of Millions of Seahorses
Fishermen are wiping out seahorses that are caught in their nets as by-catch. Other less-charming fish might be sharing the same fate.
Mar 31, 2017 | 500 words, about 2 minutes
For Sharks, Even Catch and Release Can Kill
Conservation-minded fishermen are doing more damage than they intend.
Feb 9, 2017 | 950 words, about 4 minutes