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Marine Conservation Biology
Wormlab in the media
Every second Tuesday @ 5:15 PM, Boris hosts a column on all ocean matters on
CBC Radio 1 ‘Mainstreet’ with Bob Murphy
MAINSTREET NS | Apr 16, 2013
Emerging environmental problems
MAINSTREET NS | May 27, 2014 | 8:24
Boris talks about the things modern day beachcombers are finding, and what can be done to stem the endless tide of garbage.
MAINSTREET NS | Apr 1, 2014 | 9:31
Climate change and the oceans
The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report this week on the impacts we can expect as a result of climate change. Boris Worm tells us what it says about the future of the oceans.
MAINSTREET NS | Mar 18, 2014 | 10:43
he ocean of water inside the Earth’s mantle
Minerals preserved in a diamond from Brazil contain evidence that there may be as much water trapped deep inside the Earth as there is in all the oceans. Boris Worm tells us more.
MAINSTREET NS | Mar 4, 2014 | 8:32
How climate warming changes the oceans
According to the National Climatic Data Center in the US, 2013 was the third warmest year since instrumented records began in 1880. Boris Worm tells us what a warming planet means for the oceans.
MAINSTREET NS | Jan 7, 2014 | 10:07
How sea creatures survive the cold
If you think surviving a frosty day on land is tough, Boris Worm says two-degree ocean waters are much more deadly. And marine mammals and fish are uniquely adapted to that environment.
MAINSTREET NS | Dec 24, 2013 | 9:59
Boris picks three stories from 2013
Boris Worm tells Stephanie about the three stories he wants people to remember from 2013.
MAINSTREET NS | Dec 17, 2013 | 10:31
NFB and Dal collaborate on online oceans school
Boris Worm tells guest host Jackie Torrens about segments he’s filmed for an online ocean school.
MAINSTREET NS | Sep 17, 2013 | 10:03
Innovation and hope in the oceans
Boris Worm talks with Mainstreet’s Stephanie Domet about things that make him feel hopeful about the future of the oceans.
MAINSTREET NS | Jul 9, 2013 | 13:06
Rowing across the Atlantic
Boris Worm talks to Stephanie about what Mylene Paquette is likely to see rowing across the Atlantic, and how her trip would have been different a hundred or five-hundred years ago.
Too big to fail indeed.
143 days ago
Climate variability and change delays rebuilding of fish populations worldwide. New meta-analysis in Nature Comms
149 days ago
summit coming to a close. Bringing ocean literacy to everyone! Learn more:…
197 days ago
: A sailing expedition along Canada's three coasts embarks June 1! See how you can join
219 days ago
Visited the crew of
expedition all around this ocean nation. More on…
219 days ago
Rest in peace
. May we all learn to love the world with the intensity that you embodied.
257 days ago
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