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David Campbell
Works at MarineBio.org, Inc.
Attended Texas A&M University
Lives in San Diego, CA
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Excellent post that everyone should read...
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Trees, natural carbon sponges, help keep heat-trapping carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. But insect and human threats are taking a heavy toll on them.
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Sometimes it's not such a bad thing...
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Every day, countless threatened and endangered species inch ever closer to the point of extinction -- but it's rare indeed to have one, thought lost to the ages, make such a comeback.
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One of my favorite creatures in the sea... fish aren't the only ones using tools in the ocean...
Scientists were "blown away" by octopuses discovered tip-toeing with coconut-shell halves suctioned to their undersides, then reassembling the halves and disappearing inside--a rare example of animal ...
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Haha love it!
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Outstanding... no more seafood for me...
Fish are adept at using rocks as tools, and a researcher has the video to prove it.
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More CO2 in the atmosphere = more in the ocean (which is nearly saturated already, meaning it can't absorb too much more...). And the more it has to absorb, the more acidic it becomes: http://marinebio.org/gallery/video/conservation/Ocean-Acidification.asp - which is bad for everyone, starting with marine life....
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Interesting new site from the Marine Biology Center of University of São Paulo... Cifonauta is an image database for marine organisms organized by descriptive information such as taxonomic classification, life stage and geolocation. Images were created during research projects and teaching activities of marine biology by students and faculty. Photographic documentation is common...
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NIce link :)
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The Lenfest Ocean Program is a grantmaking program that funds scientific research on policy-relevant topics concerning the world’s oceans and communicates the results of the supported research to decision makers and other interested audiences.
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David handles many of the day-to-day operations of MarineBio, working as the Director and Program Manager working with the various editors, writers, developers, photographers and interns/volunteers involved with MarineBio.
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  • MarineBio.org, Inc.
    Founder, 1998 - present
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San Diego, CA
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Founder/Director of MarineBio.org, Inc.
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David is the Founder/Director of MarineBio.org, Inc. and a graduate of Texas A&M ('93) and a licensed Professional Consulting Environmental Geoscientist and Project Manager. David grew up reading and watching Jacques-Yves Cousteau and National Geographic's books/films while traveling to more than 21 countries before he was age 14. He has been studying animals and our planet as long as he can remember. He is a lifelong fan of Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Dr. Edward O. Wilson , David Attenborough , Dr. Elliot Norse , Dr. Jeremy Jackson , Carl Safina , Sylvia Earle , Philippe Cousteau , Animal Planet (Jeff Corwin , Steve Irwin [RIP], etc.) and especially the Blue Planet, Planet Earth, and Life series.
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An avid scuba diver since 1981 and underwater photographer/videographer, he dives whenever he can and is certified with NASDS/PADI as an Advanced Open Water diver with additional experience/training in Enriched Air (Nitrox), Wrecks, Night Diving, Rescue and Deep Diving. To date, with over 700 logged dives, he has dove off Australia, Bonaire, Fiji, Galapagos, Honduras, Indonesia, Malaysia, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and of course, the USA (California, Florida, the Gulf of Mexico).
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  • Texas A&M University
    1993
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