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Blue Pints Episode 2: Sea Level Rise, Seafood Fraud, Shipwrecked Aliens, and more!

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Andrew and David talk Sea Level Rise, Seafood Fraud, Shipwrecked Aliens, and using the Loch Ness Monster as evidence for creationism. Actual podcast begins at 4:30 Follow us on twitter @sfriedscientist and @whysharksmatter Links to articles discussed in this hangout include: Sea Level Rise in North Carolina: The NC Sea Level Rise Saga: The Lowdown - http://theseamonster.net/2012/06/the-nc-sea-level-rise-sag-the-lowdown/ Far Out in North Carolina - http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2012/06/far-out-in-north-carolina North Carolina's attempted ban on sea level rise is a boon for Global Draining researchers - http://www.southernfriedscience.com/?p=13192 Understanding Sea Level Rise: Why a linear extrapolation is the least reasonable predictor of future changes - http://www.southernfriedscience.com/?p=13278 Shifting Goalposts: Well, ok, maybe just a LITTLE warming - http://freethoughtblogs.com/alethianworldview/2012/06/29/well-ok-maybe-just-a-little-warming/ Seafood Fraud: Small Victories Win Big Wars - http://deepseanews.com/2012/06/small-victories-win-big-wars/ How tracking your fish to the fisherman can improve seafood sustainability - http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/science-scope/how-tracking-your-fish-to-the-fisherman-can-improve-seafood-sustainability/9484 Shipwrecked Aliens: http://news.discovery.com/space/baltic-sea-alien-120628.html Mermaids: Mermaids do not exist, and five other important things people should, but do not, know about the ocean - http://www.southernfriedscience.com/?p=13199 Loch Ness Monster: http://io9.com/5921074/christian-fundamentalist-textbooks-touting-the-loch-ness-monster-as-proof-of-creationism http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/compost/post/the-loch-ness-monster-in-a-science-textbook/2012/06/27/gJQAoTXP7V_blog.html Tweeps mentioned - Lali - https://twitter.com/#!/LalSox Check us out at Southern Fried Science - http://southernfriedscience.com