NYU science journalism grad student Kaitlyn Jeanne Nichols’s podcast follows the return of whales to NY and interviews Mark on how eDNA is helping reveal animal life in NYC waters. https://soundcloud.com/user-833449477/chasing-whales-in-new-york-city (segment starts at 7:30).
On September 23, 2019 PHE Senior Research Associate Iddo Wernick delivered at talk on ‘Environmentalism and Populism‘ at at meeting of the Breakthrough Institute in Middleburg, Virginia.
The Christian Science Monitor posted an article Message in a bottle: Forensics meets marine science with eDNA that features the work of PHE researcher Dr. Mark Stoeckle and highlights PHE’s ongoing collaboration with the New Jersey Bureau of Marine Fisheries and researchers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI).
In a special issue on ocean sound, the publication ECO – Environment, Coastal, Offshore published an article Introducing the International Quiet Ocean Experiment. The article is authored by partners in the IQOE program including PHE, SCOR, the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research, Florida Atlantic University, the University of New Hampshire, the Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center, POGO, and the University of Exeter.
The RockEDU site posts an interview with PHE’s Mark Stoeckle about his career and interests, including eDNA.
Congratulations to Ethan Jacobs, senior at Byram Hills High School, whom PHE’s Mark Stoeckle has mentored in the project Optimizing environmental DNA detection methods while analyzing the presence of river otters in the Northeast in the Google Science Fair. Google has named Ethan, after advancing at the state and then the regional levels, one of 20 Global Finalists!