Professor Spotlight: Dr. Heidi Pearson

BY ANNELIESE MOLL For the UAS Whalesong Dr. Pearson is an Assistant Professor of Marine Biology at UAS and also an Assistant Professor for the School of Fisheries and Ocean Science with UAF. She was born in Iowa and had her first encounter with the ocean at the age of 12 while on a family…

Saving Seahorses in Cambodia: Kate Hauch

BY ANNELIESE MOLL For the UAS Whalesong As many of you probably know, over-fishing and pollution are just a couple of the major challenges many marine organisms are facing. This is especially true for costal areas around poorer countries. One organism that is being hit particularly hard is seahorses. In order to understand why they…