Blue water diving to study deep-sea jellies in...
Last Updated on 2009-11-10 at 09:51
Yesterday, Larry Madin, Kate Madin, Alan Dynner, myself and a Fijian crew member named Koroi drove one of NAI'A's diving skiffs four miles off Nikumaroro and came to a stop.... More »
Coral reef scientist Randi Rotjan answers student...
Last Updated on 2009-11-10 at 09:44
Note: Students from Souhegan High School in Amherst, New Hampshire posted some questions for Aquarium researcher Dr. Randi Rotjan in the comments section of this post. Due to... More »
Assignment Blog--Brian Skerry photographs fish in the...
Last Updated on 2009-11-10 at 09:17
September 13, 2009--After nearly six days of sailing we reached Nikumaroro Island around 10:00 a.m. today. The tiny spec of land turned into a deserted tropical island clustered... More »
Living a Dream, Part II - Alan Dynner reports on blue...
Last Updated on 2009-11-10 at 09:13
If you're a baseball fan and amateur player, how would you like to play for the Red Sox for a few weeks? Well, that's how I feel as a lifelong diver and ocean fanatic on this... More »
Reporting on fish populations coral bleaching in...
Last Updated on 2009-11-10 at 08:58
We arrived at the first Phoenix Island, Nikumaroro to incredibly calm seas, clear blue skies and dolphins swimming around the bow of the vessel. After five days of rough passage,... More »
David Obura discusses going back to the Phoenix Islands
Last Updated on 2009-11-10 at 08:26
The long crossing from Fiji to the Phoenix Islands leaves plenty of time for reflection, and this is the roughest yet for my land-lubber coastal non-sea legs (reminder: while I... More »