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So far Ed Pritchard has created 46 blog entries.

A Message from Our CEO About the Election

  Dear Ocean Family, The last few days have been a blur. Many of us are confused, scared, angry, while others are happy, relieved, and hopeful. These are the feelings which a populous almost always experiences on the brink of

November 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The Ten Things I Learned About Whale Sharks From the Experts on an Expedition to Isla Mujeres

By: Elizabeth Henry It’s hard to believe that it has already been two months since I went to Isla Mujeres with some of my Beneath The Waves colleagues to swim with whale sharks. The opportunity to spend three, seven-hour days on a

August 3rd, 2016|Team Adventures, Uncategorized|

The Guardian of the Turtles of Isla Mujeres

By: Elizabeth Henry, BTW Social Media Coordinator At 1:00 am in the morning I found myself walking a half mile alone towards a large sea wall on the empty streets of Isla Mujeres, a small Mexican island in the Caribbean

July 21st, 2016|Team Adventures|

Blue Shark Tagging Update

The image above depicts the satellite track of a male blue shark that our team tagged and released off Rhode Island in mid-June. The shark has since b-lined it south, essentially covering the entire mid-Atlantic in about 1.5 weeks. The

July 1st, 2016|Research|

Diving Deeper with Dr. Neil Hammerschlag

Briefly can you describe the focus of your research and the species you work on? My research centers broadly on the behavioral ecology and conservation biology of marine predators, with a particular focus on sharks. My current and future research

July 10th, 2015|Ocean Conservation, Shark Week|

Diving Deeper with Dr. Jodie Rummer

Briefly can you describe the focus of your research and the species you work on? My research examines the effects of future climate change scenarios (i.e., elevated temperatures, elevated CO2, low oxygen, increased turbidity) on physiological performance and movement of

July 10th, 2015|Ocean Conservation, Shark Week|