Census E & O Update
Cameron Neylon, of the Science and Technology Facilities Council in the UK, has written in his personal blog an analysis and overview of the latest developments in open access scientific publishing.
The Census was featured in the comic strip, Mark Trail. Introduced April 15, 1946, the strip centers on environmental and ecological themes and is now syndicated in 175 newspapers.
A meeting in Ottawa on January 10-11, sponsored by the Census of Marine Life, provided an opportunity for marine science leaders from academia, government, and ocean-focused funding agencies to discuss what was learned from the Census of Marine Life, identify research areas that might warrant further investigation, and generally contemplate a way forward for sustainable ocean use.
We hope everyone enjoyed a healthy and happy holiday season. You may have noticed that Kristen Yarincik's 2010 "Species Greetings" card included several new species. To view a list of species discovered by and named for Census scientists and projects please view the New Species Gallery on the Census portal.
A book launch for Discoveries of the Census of Marine Life: Making Ocean Life Count by Dr.
The online publication The Why Files explores the science, math and technology behind the news of the day, and presents that information in a clear, accessible and accurate manner. They publish a new article each week with the hope of explaining the relationship between science and daily life.