Spotlight On… Melissa Cristina Marquez

"I have always been a strong advocate for “making the table longer” and “adding more chairs.” I believe we all can have a seat at the “table” that is STEMM and hope we see more collaboration and a sense of community being fostered over competitive. It’s as easy as people with a platform lifting others up or passing the metaphorical microphone so someone else can tell their story, share their science."

Top 5 Sharks You May Not Know About

Everyone knows about great whites, hammerheads and tiger sharks, but what about those lesser known species, that are just as cool? With over 440 species of sharks, it's easy to get sidetracked by the more (in)famous species, so I've listed my top 5 lesser-known shark species, just for your pleasure. Megamouth Shark Very little is …

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Ecological Genocide: Everything You Fear About Sharks Is Wrong

Anybody who knows me well, understands how much I adore sharks. Apex predators of the deep and perfectly designed killing machines, yet incredibly majestic and breath-taking to watch. It has always been a dream of mine to cage dive with Great White Sharks, and one day I hope to study them for myself. As an …

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