Manage episode 308358928 series 2991156
Yep -- it’s detective work! But instead of crime scenes, environmental scientist, marine biologist and Forensic Ecologist Dr. Tiara Moore travels the world to sample the sea and the soil looking for the ghosts of larvae past, whispers of frog spit, fungal traces in loamy soil, and the unseen forces that lead to algal blooms and toxic tides. She also is the CEO of #BlackInMarineScience week, which is NOW: Nov. 28-Dec. 04! Follow that hashtag and see the events link below and buckle your life jacket to a spirited chat about finding your calling on tropical seas, labwork, forest fungus, Missy Elliot, sedimentary soil science, straight up racism, the state of allyship, marine science careers, and whether or not she may have found evidence of Bigfoot. I mean.
For more on #BlackinMarineScience (BiMS)
Dr. Moore’s website: TiaraMoore.com
Dr. Moore works with The Nature Conservancy!
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Sound editing by Jarrett Sleeper of MindJam Media & Steven Ray Morris
Transcripts by Emily White of The Wordary
Website by Kelly R. Dwyer