Nancy Averett’s Contributions:
Coastal Job: Shark Attack Researcher
Gavin Naylor investigates and collates information about shark bites around the world.
Oct 28, 2022 | 700 words, about 3 minutes
Bringing Eels Back to the River Thames
One ongoing project is looking to reduce the barriers to migration for juvenile European eels.
Jun 30, 2021 | 950 words, about 4 minutes
The Grass Is Greener in Virginia
Once decimated by disease, eelgrass is now recovering in the state’s lagoons after scientists spent decades trying to restore it.
Jan 22, 2021 | 500 words, about 2 minutes
Could Marine Mammals Contract COVID-19?
Scientists say it’s possible.
Sep 17, 2020 | 900 words, about 4 minutes
Do Fish Tummy Bugs Dictate Their Diets?
A preliminary study of Florida fish microbes hints at how and why each fish fills a unique ecological role.
Jun 17, 2020 | 650 words, about 3 minutes
Do Salmon Make Decisions as a Group?
A series of studies suggests migrating salmon work together to find their way home—and get lost when there aren’t enough of them to make a decision.
Aug 9, 2019 | 1,000 words, about 5 minutes