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Marine Conservation Happy Hour

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

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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

MCHH 356: Seagrass Biology

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In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk to their guests, Jessie Jarvis - a professor of coastal ecology specializing in seagrass research and conservation at UNCW, and the President of the World Seagrass Association - about seagrass biology.

If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content,  $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation

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Jan 20 2022

13mins

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MCHH 355: Plastic and the US's waste

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In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk about plastic pollution in the US and how plastic may be getting onto our dinner plates.

If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content,  $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation

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Jan 18 2022

12mins

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MCHH 354: What are the hot topics this year in coastal restoration

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From blue carbon and coastal restoration, to marine protected areas - Roger Proudfoot chats to Dr Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken MacCraic about topics in the upcoming Coastal Futures online conference (January 18-20th, 2022).

The conference will have 15 sessions & 6 keynote speeches covering a wide range of major themes that relate to the way we intend to restore and recover our coastal and marine environment.

Key stakeholders and industry leaders, who take a proactive approach to the sustainability agenda in the coastal and marine environment, will be attending.

This annual conference will now include a US component to it and will have US coastal experts attending, allowing us to compare and learn from each other about best practices in coastal recovery and restoration.

For more information go to http://coastal-futures.net.

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Jan 13 2022

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MCHH 353: Coastal Futures 2022 - The top conservation issues for coasts

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On this episode Dr Scarlett Smash and Craken MacCraic chat to Roger Proudfoot the Environment Agency’s Estuary and Coast Planning Manager for England at the Environment Agency about the upcoming Coastal Futures Conference (January 18-20th, 2022).

The conference will have 15 sessions & 6 keynote speeches covering a wide range of major themes that relate to the way we intend to restore and recover our coastal and marine environment.

Key stakeholders and industry leaders, who take a proactive approach to the sustainability agenda in the coastal and marine environment, will be attending.

This annual conference will now include a US component to it and will have US coastal experts attending, allowing us to compare and learn from each other about best practices in coastal recovery and restoration.

For more information go to http://coastal-futures.net.

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Jan 11 2022

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MCHH 352: Dolphin behavior - What does lunar and solar light have to do with it?

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In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk to guest Jacquelyn Shaff from Casacadia Research Collective about solar and lunar light cycles and how they effect whales and dolphins.

If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content,  $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation

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Jan 06 2022

9mins

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MCHH 351: What are Marine Science Professors Recommending

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In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk about science communication and a new educational resource that's being recommended by college professors

If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content,  $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation

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Jan 04 2022

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MCHH 350: New Year Resolutions with the Marine Conservation Happy Hour

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In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken reflect on this past year and come up with some New Year Resolutions.

If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content,  $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation

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Dec 30 2021

11mins

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MCHH 349: The importance of sea grass - and how to restore it

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In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk to their guests, Becky Swerida and Coreen Weilminster from Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, about the importance of sea grass and the steps involved in sea grass restoration.

This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Innovation for Ocean Recovery, a virtual conference (January 18-20th, 2022). The conference will have15 sessions & 6 keynote speeches covering a wide range of major themes that relate to the way we intend to restore and recover our coastal and marine environment.

Key stakeholders and industry leaders, who take a proactive approach to the sustainability agenda in the coastal and marine environment, will be attending.

This annual conference will now include a US component to it and will have US coastal experts attending, allowing us to compare and learn from each other about best practices in coastal recovery and restoration.

For more information go to http://coastal-futures.net.

If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content,  $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation

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Dec 28 2021

21mins

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MCHH 348: Polar Bears are Cool!

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In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken get into the holiday spirit and rant about cool polar bear facts.

If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content,  $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation

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Dec 23 2021

12mins

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MCHH 347: How to get others to care about estuaries

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Estuaries can be muddy and boggy and so getting people to care about their conservation is harder than "charismatic" habitats such as warm, sandy tropical beaches. In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk to their guests, Coreen Weilminster and Becky Swerida from Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, about how to get other people to care about estuaries.

This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Innovation for Ocean Recovery, a virtual conference (January 18-20th, 2022). The conference will have15 sessions & 6 keynote speeches covering a wide range of major themes that relate to the way we intend to restore and recover our coastal and marine environment.

Key stakeholders and industry leaders, who take a proactive approach to the sustainability agenda in the coastal and marine environment, will be attending.

This annual conference will now include a US component to it and will have US coastal experts attending, allowing us to compare and learn from each other about best practices in coastal recovery and restoration.

For more information go to http://coastal-futures.net.

If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content,  $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation

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Dec 21 2021

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MCHH 346: Estuary restoration

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In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk to their guests, Becky Swerida and Coreen Weilminster from Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, about estuary restoration and the efforts it requires.

This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Innovation for Ocean Recovery, a virtual conference (January 18-20th, 2022). The conference will have15 sessions & 6 keynote speeches covering a wide range of major themes that relate to the way we intend to restore and recover our coastal and marine environment.

Key stakeholders and industry leaders, who take a proactive approach to the sustainability agenda in the coastal and marine environment, will be attending.

This annual conference will now include a US component to it and will have US coastal experts attending, allowing us to compare and learn from each other about best practices in coastal recovery and restoration.

For more information go to http://coastal-futures.net.

If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content,  $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation

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Dec 16 2021

17mins

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MCHH 345 Importance of estuaries

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In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk to their guests, Coreen Weilminster and Becky Swerida from Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, about the importance of estuaries.

This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Innovation for Ocean Recovery, a virtual conference (January 18-20th, 2022). The conference will have15 sessions & 6 keynote speeches covering a wide range of major themes that relate to the way we intend to restore and recover our coastal and marine environment.

Key stakeholders and industry leaders, who take a proactive approach to the sustainability agenda in the coastal and marine environment, will be attending.

This annual conference will now include a US component to it and will have US coastal experts attending, allowing us to compare and learn from each other about best practices in coastal recovery and restoration.

For more information go to http://coastal-futures.net.

If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content,  $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation

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Dec 14 2021

15mins

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MCHH 344: What do oysters have to do with Blue Carbon

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In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk to their guest Dr. Bill Sanderson , a professor from Heriot-Watt University, about oyster restoration and Blue Carbon. 

European Native Oyster Habitat Restoration Site Selection Checklist https://noraeurope.eu/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/NORA-Site-Selection-Checklist-2021-11.pdf

This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Innovation for Ocean Recovery, a virtual conference (January 18-20th, 2022). The conference will have15 sessions & 6 keynote speeches covering a wide range of major themes that relate to the way we intend to restore and recover our coastal and marine environment.

Key stakeholders and industry leaders, who take a proactive approach to the sustainability agenda in the coastal and marine environment, will be attending.

This annual conference will now include a US component to it and will have US coastal experts attending, allowing us to compare and learn from each other about best practices in coastal recovery and restoration.

For more information go to http://coastal-futures.net.

If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content,  $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation

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Dec 09 2021

11mins

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MCHH 343: How do oyster restoration projects work

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In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk to their guest Dr. Bill Sanderson, a professor from Heriot-Watt University, about the steps to creating an oyster restoration project.

European Native Oyster Habitat Restoration Site Selection Checklist https://noraeurope.eu/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/NORA-Site-Selection-Checklist-2021-11.pdf

This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Innovation for Ocean Recovery, a virtual conference (January 18-20th, 2022). The conference will have15 sessions & 6 keynote speeches covering a wide range of major themes that relate to the way we intend to restore and recover our coastal and marine environment.

Key stakeholders and industry leaders, who take a proactive approach to the sustainability agenda in the coastal and marine environment, will be attending.

This annual conference will now include a US component to it and will have US coastal experts attending, allowing us to compare and learn from each other about best practices in coastal recovery and restoration.

For more information go to http://coastal-futures.net.

If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content,  $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation

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Dec 07 2021

20mins

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MCHH 342: UK leading light on oyster restoration

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In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk to their guest Dr. Bill Sanderson, a professor at Heriot-Watt University, about oyster restoration in the UK.

This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Innovation for Ocean Recovery, a virtual conference (January 18-20th, 2022). The conference will have15 sessions & 6 keynote speeches covering a wide range of major themes that relate to the way we intend to restore and recover our coastal and marine environment.

Key stakeholders and industry leaders, who take a proactive approach to the sustainability agenda in the coastal and marine environment, will be attending.

This annual conference will now include a US component to it and will have US coastal experts attending, allowing us to compare and learn from each other about best practices in coastal recovery and restoration.

For more information go to http://coastal-futures.net.

If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content,  $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation

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Dec 02 2021

16mins

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MCHH 341: Learning science through outdoor experiences

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In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk to their guest Joshua Drew, an Assistant Professor from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry about studying abroad and experiential learning.

This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Innovation for Ocean Recovery, a virtual conference (January 18-20th, 2022). The conference will have15 sessions & 6 keynote speeches covering a wide range of major themes that relate to the way we intend to restore and recover our coastal and marine environment.

Key stakeholders and industry leaders, who take a proactive approach to the sustainability agenda in the coastal and marine environment, will be attending.

This annual conference will now include a US component to it and will have US coastal experts attending, allowing us to compare and learn from each other about best practices in coastal recovery and restoration.

For more information go to http://coastal-futures.net.

If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content,  $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation

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Nov 30 2021

22mins

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MCHH 340: Life of a Marine Mammalogist

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In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken have a fun conversation with their guest Michaela Kratofil from Cascadia Research. They talk about statistical analysis and what it's like to be a marine mammal scientist.

This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Innovation for Ocean Recovery, a virtual conference (January 18-20th, 2022). The conference will have15 sessions & 6 keynote speeches covering a wide range of major themes that relate to the way we intend to restore and recover our coastal and marine environment.

Key stakeholders and industry leaders, who take a proactive approach to the sustainability agenda in the coastal and marine environment, will be attending.

This annual conference will now include a US component to it and will have US coastal experts attending, allowing us to compare and learn from each other about best practices in coastal recovery and restoration.

For more information go to http://coastal-futures.net.

If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content,  even $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation

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Nov 25 2021

17mins

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MCHH 339: Ocean Carbon Cycle

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In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk to their guest Professor Joellen Russell, a famous oceanographer. She tells the MCHH crew about how the oceanic carbon cycle works and how it is being studied via robotic floats.

Listen to the rest of this episode https://youtu.be/VysAOK4X96U

This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Innovation for Ocean Recovery, a virtual conference (January 18-20th, 2022). The conference will have15 sessions & 6 keynote speeches covering a wide range of major themes that relate to the way we intend to restore and recover our coastal and marine environment.

Key stakeholders and industry leaders, who take a proactive approach to the sustainability agenda in the coastal and marine environment, will be attending.

This annual conference will now include a US component to it and will have US coastal experts attending, allowing us to compare and learn from each other about best practices in coastal recovery and restoration.

For more information go to http://coastal-futures.net.

If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content,  even $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation

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Nov 23 2021

16mins

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MCHH 338: Blue Health Coaching

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In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk to their guest Lizzi Larbalestier about being a "blue health" coach.

This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Innovation for Ocean Recovery, a virtual conference (January 18-20th, 2022). The conference will have15 sessions & 6 keynote speeches covering a wide range of major themes that relate to the way we intend to restore and recover our coastal and marine environment.

Key stakeholders and industry leaders, who take a proactive approach to the sustainability agenda in the coastal and marine environment, will be attending.

This annual conference will now include a US component to it and will have US coastal experts attending, allowing us to compare and learn from each other about best practices in coastal recovery and restoration.

For more information go to http://coastal-futures.net.

If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content,  $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation

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Nov 22 2021

15mins

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MCHH 337: A Walrus in the UK?

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In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Smash and Dr. Craken talk to their guest Lizzi Larbalestier from the wildlife rescue organisation British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR). She tells the MCHH crew about an unexpected Arctic visitor in the UK waters and how BDMLR helped it to recover and eventually swim back home.

This episode is sponsored by Coastal Futures – Innovation for Ocean Recovery, a virtual conference (January 18-20th, 2022). The conference will have15 sessions & 6 keynote speeches covering a wide range of major themes that relate to the way we intend to restore and recover our coastal and marine environment.

Key stakeholders and industry leaders, who take a proactive approach to the sustainability agenda in the coastal and marine environment, will be attending.

This annual conference will now include a US component to it and will have US coastal experts attending, allowing us to compare and learn from each other about best practices in coastal recovery and restoration.

For more information go to http://coastal-futures.net.

If you liked this show please support us so we can keep providing more content,  $1 helps : www.patreon.com/marineconservation

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Nov 16 2021

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By Savethisplanet - Sep 01 2019
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Very entertaining and fun. I am not a scientist but I love the environment and I want to know what is going on, what I can do to help, and Andrew, Smash and Cracken bring so much information to the table. Keep it up guys!

Great

By HugEveryCat420yolo - Aug 21 2019
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Informative and casual, perfect combo.