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The Marine Conservation Happy Hour is a podcast that looks at the many different sides of Marine Science and Conservation in an informal setting - a during a pub Happy Hour, chatting casually over a few (or more) drinks. The show is co-hosted by @DrScarlettSmash and @Craken_McCraic. Everyone is a marine scientist who is passionate about the Ocean, marine mammals (whales, seals, dolphins, porpoises, polar bears and more), sharks and other fish, invertebrates (especially squid & octopuses because they are cool), and other marine biology things that live under the sea. Join us as we gossip about, for example, how shows like Game of Thrones are similar to Marine Conservation, the sex lives of sea creatures, hot marine science & conservation topics of the week and learn about the challenges of attaining a marine biology or conservation career. Podcast Owners, Creators, Producers, & Hosts: Dr Scarlett Smash and Dr Craken MacCraic. You can support the show at: www.patreon.com/marineconservation (c) ECM Parsons and Ashley Scarlett

The Marine Conservation Happy Hour is a podcast that looks at the many different sides of Marine Science and Conservation in an informal setting - a during a pub Happy Hour, chatting casually over a few (or more) drinks. The show is co-hosted by @DrScarlettSmash and @Craken_McCraic. Everyone is a marine scientist who is passionate about the Ocean, marine mammals (whales, seals, dolphins, porpoises, polar bears and more), sharks and other fish, invertebrates (especially squid & octopuses because they are cool), and other marine biology things that live under the sea. Join us as we gossip about, for example, how shows like Game of Thrones are similar to Marine Conservation, the sex lives of sea creatures, hot marine science & conservation topics of the week and learn about the challenges of attaining a marine biology or conservation career. Podcast Owners, Creators, Producers, & Hosts: Dr Scarlett Smash and Dr Craken MacCraic. You can support the show at: www.patreon.com/marineconservation (c) ECM Parsons and Ashley Scarlett

Location:

Canada

Description:

The Marine Conservation Happy Hour is a podcast that looks at the many different sides of Marine Science and Conservation in an informal setting - a during a pub Happy Hour, chatting casually over a few (or more) drinks. The show is co-hosted by @DrScarlettSmash and @Craken_McCraic. Everyone is a marine scientist who is passionate about the Ocean, marine mammals (whales, seals, dolphins, porpoises, polar bears and more), sharks and other fish, invertebrates (especially squid & octopuses because they are cool), and other marine biology things that live under the sea. Join us as we gossip about, for example, how shows like Game of Thrones are similar to Marine Conservation, the sex lives of sea creatures, hot marine science & conservation topics of the week and learn about the challenges of attaining a marine biology or conservation career. Podcast Owners, Creators, Producers, & Hosts: Dr Scarlett Smash and Dr Craken MacCraic. You can support the show at: www.patreon.com/marineconservation (c) ECM Parsons and Ashley Scarlett

Language:

English


Episodes

MCHH 437: The line - a sustainable city for the future?

9/27/2022
Dr Smash and Dr Craken talk about a new sustainable city that is being designed in Saudia Arabia: "the line" If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content, $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation Contact info@absolutelysmashingllc.com for more information about sponsoring MCHH episodes or having advertisments on the show. MCHH Twitter MCHH Fb Live Dr Scarlett Smash YouTube Dr Scarlett Smash Twitter Dr Scarlett Smash Instagram Dr Scarlett Smash...

Duration:00:10:15

MCHH 436: Climate disasters

9/22/2022
Dr Smash and Dr Craken talk about the large number of climate and environmental disasters that have happened over the summer months. It's a grim future ahead, so what can we do? This episode is made possible by the support of Shore Buddies: https://shore-buddies.com/. Shore buddies are cute stuffed animals made from 6 recycled, cleaned and shredded plastic bottles. When pressed, each animals plays their authentic animal sound. Give the ocean a hug ! If you liked this show please support us...

Duration:00:14:08

MCHH 435: The Queen, the British Royal family, and the environment

9/20/2022
With the sad loss of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, Dr Smash and Dr Craken talk about some of the various environmental and conservation projects and organizations that the British Royal family have been involved with. Dr Craken also tells Dr Smash about the time he met the Queen and Prince Phillip, and the hijinx that ensued ... If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content, $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation Contact info@absolutelysmashingllc.com...

Duration:00:20:20

MCHH 424: Memoir of a mad scientist !

9/15/2022
Dr Smash and Dr Craken chat to marine biologist, artist and author Erin Andersen about her new sci-fi book "Memoir of a mad scientist". Some of the story about working for an evil Empire may resonate with those in academia! She also talks about another project she is working on: "Limitless heroics", a new source book for Dungeons and Dragons that gives rules for playing disabled and neurodivergent characters. You can find "memoir of a mad scientist" at: ...

Duration:00:15:58

MCHH 423: President Biden's climate change bill

9/13/2022
Dr Smash and Dr Craken talk about President Biden's new bill that incorporates billions of dollars of funding for climate change and renewable energy (the "Inflation Reduction Act"). If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content, $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation Contact info@absolutelysmashingllc.com for more information about sponsoring MCHH episodes or having advertisments on the show. MCHH Twitter MCHH Fb Live Dr Scarlett Smash...

Duration:00:09:06

MCHH 422: Game of Thrones - House of the Dragon. The marine biology version.

9/8/2022
Dr Smash and Dr Craken have been watching the new Game of Thrones show "House of the Dragon" but ask - what sort of marine species can be found in the Narrow Sea? And most importantly, are there sea dragons? If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content, $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation Contact info@absolutelysmashingllc.com for more information about sponsoring MCHH episodes or having advertisments on the show. MCHH Twitter MCHH Fb Live Dr...

Duration:00:14:56

MCHH 421: Self-medicating dolphins

9/6/2022
Dr Smash and Dr Craken talk to Angela Ziltener about dolphins in he Red sea that are self medicating with chemicals in corals. Are these dolphins giving themselves a spa day? If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content, $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation Contact info@absolutelysmashingllc.com for more information about sponsoring MCHH episodes or having advertisments on the show. MCHH Twitter MCHH Fb Live Dr Scarlett Smash YouTube Dr...

Duration:00:14:35

MCHH 420: What is Ambergris?

9/1/2022
Dr Scarlett Smash and Dr Craken talk about the mysterious type of whale poop (or vomit) that is many times more valuable than gold ... ambergris! If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content, $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation Contact info@absolutelysmashingllc.com for more information about sponsoring MCHH episodes or having advertisments on the show. MCHH Twitter MCHH Fb Live Dr Scarlett Smash YouTube Dr Scarlett Smash Twitter Dr Scarlett...

Duration:00:12:36

MCHH 419: Scientists with Dyslexia

8/30/2022
Dr Scarlett Smash and Dr Craken talk about the difficulties of being a scientist with dyslexia and some tips for those who suffer from the disability, and advice for educators to help dyslexic students. If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content, $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation Contact info@absolutelysmashingllc.com for more information about sponsoring MCHH episodes or having advertisments on the show. MCHH Twitter MCHH Fb Live Dr...

Duration:00:16:27

MCHH 418: What is a blobfish?

8/25/2022
Dr Scarlett Smash and Dr Craken talk about the sorry plight of the poor, ugly, squishy, blobfish. If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content, $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation Contact info@absolutelysmashingllc.com for more information about sponsoring MCHH episodes or having advertisments on the show. MCHH Twitter MCHH Fb Live Dr Scarlett Smash YouTube Dr Scarlett Smash Twitter Dr Scarlett Smash Instagram Dr Scarlett Smash TikTok Dr...

Duration:00:10:07

MCHH 417: Marine Biologist Graduate Advice

8/23/2022
Dr Craken and Dr Scarlett Smash and guest Charles Nye chat about what advice to give to graduate school for marine and conservation scientists. If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content, $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation Contact info@absolutelysmashingllc.com for more information about sponsoring MCHH episodes or having advertisments on the show. MCHH Twitter MCHH Fb Live Dr Scarlett Smash YouTube Dr Scarlett Smash Twitter Dr Scarlett...

Duration:00:14:19

MCHH 416: Science and Artists

8/18/2022
Dr Craken and Dr Scarlett Smash have Charles Nye joins the crew again and on this episode they get all arty and chat about scientific illustration. If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content, $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation Contact info@absolutelysmashingllc.com for more information about sponsoring MCHH episodes or having advertisments on the show. MCHH Twitter MCHH Fb Live Dr Scarlett Smash YouTube Dr Scarlett Smash Twitter Dr...

Duration:00:07:51

MCHH 415: Marine eDNA research

8/16/2022
Dr Craken and Dr Scarlett Smash have Charles Nye join the MCHH crew again for a discussion about how environmental DNA samples (or eDNA) are being used in marine science. They also talk about how much scientific data you can get from whale poop! If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content, $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation Contact info@absolutelysmashingllc.com for more information about sponsoring MCHH episodes or having advertisments on the...

Duration:00:08:46

MCHH 414: Value our Conservationists

8/15/2022
Dr Craken and Dr Scarlett Smash have Charles Nye join the MCHH for the next few episodes. Today they talk about the depressing state of the conservation job market, the job salary "thunderdome", how billionaires are worse than dragons, why marine and conservation scientists should get unionized, and finally: why do movie stars and football players get paid so much, but those that are literally working to save the planet and humanity barely get paid enough to make ends meet ... If you liked...

Duration:00:10:29

MCHH 413: Applying for jobs?

8/9/2022
Dr Craken and Dr Scarlett Smash chat about applying for jobs can be soul destroying in the field of ocean science and conservation. Dr Scarlett Smash and Dr Craken MacCraic share some of their concerns and pet peeves about the current job application and interview process. They also talk about how potential employers could be more ethical, empathetic and respectful to job seekers. This episode is supported by an ad from Cetacean Research Technology - providers of affordable, top quality...

Duration:00:17:06

MCHH 412: Visit to the Florida Aquarium

8/4/2022
Dr Scarlett Smash and Dr Craken MacCraic are on the road again - the next stop on their Tampa Bay tour is the Florida Aquarium. This episode is supported by an ad from Cetacean Research Technology - providers of affordable, top quality hydrophones to scientists, documentary makers, artists, educators, whale-watchers and all types of ocean enthusiast! https://www.cetaceanresearch.com/index.html If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content, $1 helps :...

Duration:00:10:42

MCHH 411: Tampa Bay Watch Sunset Eco Tour

8/2/2022
Dr Scarlett Smash and Dr Craken MacCraic are on the road again - this time they are in Tampa Bay and their first stop takes in a local ecotourism trip. This episode is supported by an ad from Cetacean Research Technology - providers of affordable, top quality hydrophones to scientists, documentary makers, artists, educators, whale-watchers and all types of ocean enthusiast! https://www.cetaceanresearch.com/index.html If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more...

Duration:00:08:39

MCHH 410: Protecting the Hudson Canyon

7/28/2022
Dr Scarlett Smash and Dr Craken MacCraic talk about a new proposed marine protected area off of the coast of New Jersey and New York. Hey, we're conservin' 'ere! A new marine protected area off of New York. Protecting the Hudson Canyon, the propsed MPA will help to conserve important deep sea habitats and species. This episode is supported by an ad from Cetacean Research Technology - providers of affordable, top quality hydrophones to scientists, documentary makers, artists, educators,...

Duration:00:08:30

MCHH 409: The impact of the Ukraine War on dolphins

7/26/2022
Dr Scarlett Smash and Dr Craken MacCraic talk about research coming out of the Ukraine and the Black Sea on the impact of the war on dolphins and the marine environment. This episode is supported by an ad from Cetacean Research Technology - providers of affordable, top quality hydrophones to scientists, documentary makers, artists, educators, whale-watchers and all types of ocean enthusiast! https://www.cetaceanresearch.com/index.html If you liked this show please support us so we can keep...

Duration:00:07:53

MCHH 408: Sustainable dolphin-watching in the UK

7/21/2022
Dr Scarlett Smash and Dr Craken MacCraic talk about a new study from the UK that provides more evidence to show that dolphins prefer boats that obey dolphin-watching guidelines. This episode is supported by an ad from Cetacean Research Technology - providers of affordable, top quality hydrophones to scientists, documentary makers, artists, educators, whale-watchers and all types of ocean enthusiast! https://www.cetaceanresearch.com/index.html If you liked this show please support us so we...

Duration:00:08:56