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You never forget the first time you see an iceberg. The horizon of a ship at sea is a two dimensional space and to see a three dimensional piece of ice...
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In the North Atlantic Bloom, millions of microscopic plants use sunlight and carbon dioxide (CO2) to grow and reproduce at the ocean's surface. When the...
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Conservationists are eagerly awaiting the results of a UK study into whether it is possible to track endangered sharks via environmental DNA (eDNA).
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 David McGuire has been doing excellent work up in the Bay area with Sevengill shark conservation and we are pleased to collaborate with him in this endeavor. 
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Local mussel farmer Warwick Hastwell said salmon farming practices had put him out of business. "They have ruined it, we've had to basically close my..."
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Rock on, girl! :) 

PS: got the MSD in 2004 and haven't looked back. 
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Despite assertions from government officials, The Tico Times has obtained documents that raise questions about Costa Rica’s commitment to enforcing CITES.
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When will this end?? I know there is more awareness to end finning but it won't come soon enough.
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Joash was 20-years-old when she left Bikini. She has been forced to relocate by radiation or unsuitable living conditions five times – including a brief...
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With Spring and Sevengill shark season right around the corner, Ocean Sanctuaries has two citizen science shark monitoring programs for California divers to
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Trapped in ice, the Lance meanders at the mercy of wind and current. Some days, low, moist clouds engulf the ship from the south; on others, cold...
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Education
  • San Diego State
    Chinese/ESL, 1984
  • Wuhan University
    Chinese, 1982 - 1984
  • American Academy of Underwater Sciences
    Scientific Diving, 2010 - 2012
    Aquarium volunteer diving, marine animal husbandry, assisting aquarists in feeding aquarium fish and sharks
  • Antelope Valley College
    English, 1976 - 1978
    AA Degree
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Currently: Citizen Science Project Coordinator for Ocean Sanctuaries/Contributor to Marine Science Today
Introduction
I am an AAUS (American Academy of Underwater Sciences)  Science Diver contributor to Marine Science Today,  and currently  Citizen Science Project Coordinator for Ocean Sanctuaries.org

I live and work in San Diego. 
Bragging rights
Founder of Sevengill Shark Sightings.org/co-founder of Ocean Sanctuaries.org/ Creator of the Shark Spotter App for Android and former Science Diving Editor for California Diver Magazine
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Citizen Science Project Coordinator for Ocean Sanctuaries.org
Skills
PADI Master Diver, PADI Rescue Diver, CPR/AED/First Aid/AAUS Scientific Diver
Employment
  • Marine Science Today
    Contributor, 2011 - present
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San Diego, CA
Previously
casablanca - paris - london - bangkok - ho chi minh city - taipei - wuhan - san diego
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Safarious Gallery - HMCS Yukon Dusk Dive
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Yukon Wreck DiveDate: 3-12-15Location: Wreck Alley, Mission Beach, San Diego, CaliforniaTime: +/- 6 pmSurface Conditions: a bit bumpy on the

Safarious Gallery - Anchor Rock, La Jolla ,CA
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Anchor Rock is a popular spot for San Diego divers, accessible only by boat and shows the richness of marine life in cold-water, kelp-based

Safarious Profile - Ocean Sanctuaries
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Ocean Sanctuaries is an ocean-related non-profit dedicated to promoting citizen science projects, collecting data and sharing it with both t

Alert Diver | Scientific Diving and Safety Program Oversight
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Diving is unusual for the breadth of applications it can support. From entry-level recreational tours to hardcore recreational-technical exc

Wens. Night Dive at La Jolla Shores | Mike Bear | LinkedIn
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La Jolla Shores Wens. Night DiveParking Situation : (don't ask)Navigation: W/SW from Bathrooms down to max depth, then back up to V-Pt. Surf

Deep-Sea 'Octomom' Guards Eggs for Record 4.5 Years
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A real-life "Octomom" off the coast of California has been declared a champion of parenting in the animal world. Scientists watched as she s

Animal Behaviour
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Animal Behaviour is a free online class taught by Raoul Mulder and Mark Elgar of The University of Melbourne

Cute Little Pipefish at the Marine Room | LinkedIn
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Friday Morning Marine Room Dive Time: 10:50 amLength: 47 minsSurf: raging ankle-slappers [low tide]Viz: not bad: 15 ft + in shallows and +/-

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John Chatterton: Portrait of a Shadow Diver | LinkedIn
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by Michael Bear for California Diver Magazine: John Chatterton’s name first came into the public consciousness as one of the main subjects o

Safarious Journal - Conservation through the eyes of youth...
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Something happened over the weekend that kinda touched me. As a father of a rambunctious 18 (sheesh already) month old son I had thoughts ab

Ocean Solutions
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Ocean Solutions is a free online class taught by Carlos M. Duarte of University of Western Australia

Safarious - Curious by Nature
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Safarious is an interactive community that uses web based tools to unite serious wilderness professionals with curious adventurers. It is a

Safarious Journal - The Adventures of Pig, pt1.
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Part 1.Sitting in the period decor of a quaint little Bed and Breakfast in Cape Town having breakfast with a National Geographic Executive P

High Risk, High Return
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By Guest Blogger Jason Osborne Explorer, Innovator, and co-founder of both Paleo Quest™, a non-profit citizen science organization, and Shar

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Safarious Video - How Wolves Change Rivers
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A very interesting video on how reintroducing wolves into the Yellowstone national park in 1995, gave life to many other species. A good exa

OpenScientist: New Mobile Citizen Science App for Ocean and Shark Lovers
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Everyone knows I love citizen science. But I'm also a big scuba diving fan. On most dives the goal is to watch the wildlife swim by in it's

Marine Megafauna: An Introduction to Marine Science and Conservation
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Marine Megafauna: An Introduction to Marine Science and Conservation is a free online class taught by Dr. David W. Johnston of Duke Universi

Prompt, friendly and professional. What else could you ask for? Highly recommended. :)
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No lines?? Except when you go between 8 and 10 pm, when there are lines to the back of the store and only one cashier on duty. Never go between 8 and 10 pm--you'll regret, I guarantee.
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