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!
July 27, 2022
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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