Monthly Archives: July 2015

Dark Truths. Why Climate Change is a Bigger Problem than We Seem to Believe

Difference between the future and what we expect Do you know the difference between the real future and our best estimate of it? Estimation of a future state is a process that uses knowledge of relationships among the components of a system to infer a likely future state, given certain assumptions. It is a probabilistic … Continue reading »

Categories: Changing Oceans, Climate change, Economics, Politics | 4 Comments

Lots we don’t know about coral reef fishes, but some astounding things we do. More reasons to value coral reefs.

This is another in my series of stories from a coral reef – stories in which I seek to tell about the wonders of this marvelous world, and what it has been like as a scientist trying to uncover just a small part. It was a long time ago. In 1975, E.O. Wilson coined a … Continue reading »

Categories: coral reef science, Stories from a Coral Reef | 2 Comments