Curiosity Daily Podcast: Sleepy Sharks, Sharks Love Grass, Glow-In-The-Shark
Today, you’ll learn about how some sharks do in fact sleep, how sharks are fighting climate change, and how some sharks glow in the dark!
Episode show notes:
Shark nap time.
- “Sharks Sleep, Even When Both Eyes Are Wide Open” by Veronique Greenwood
- “Behavioural Sleep in Two Species of Buccal Pumping Sharks” by Michael Kelly, et al.
- “Analysis of Draughtsboard Sharks’ Metabolic Rates Suggests They Sleep” by Bob Yirka
- “Catshark” by Wikipedia
- “Snake” by The San Diego Zoo
- “Meet the Animals That Literally Sleep with One Eye Open” by Gian Gastone Mascetti
Sharks are good for the earth.
- “California Is About to Test Its First Solar Canals” by Roger Bales
- “Project Nexus: Water & Energy Integration for the Future” by TID Water and Power
- “Energy and Water Co-Benefits from Covering Canals with Solar Panels” by Brandi McKuin, et al.
- “NOAA Drought Task Force Report on the 2020–2021 Southwestern U.S. Drought” by NOAA Drought Task Force IV
- “New NOAA Report: Exceptional Southwest Drought Exacerbated” by Human-Caused Warming by NOAA/NIDIS
- “California Approves New Water Restrictions Amid Worsening Drought” by Soumya Karlamangla
- “California State Water Project” by Wikipedia
- “California Agricultural Production Statistics” by California Department of Food and Agriculture
A different kind of night light.
- "This deep-sea shark is one of the world’s largest glowing animals" by Annie Roth
- “Quantification of bioluminescence from the surface to the deep sea demonstrates its predominance as an ecological trait” by Séverine Martini & Steven H. D. Haddock
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