Jon Forrest Dohlin

By Jon Forrest Dohlin You may not think that the words “metropolis and “corals” belong in the same sentence.  So you might be rather surprised to hear that beautiful deep-sea coral communities can be found lurking just a few hours’ boat ride from New York City, one of most urbanized settings in the world. And...

By Jon Forrest Dohlin As American radio listeners from Boston to Birmingham listened live, the New York Zoological Society’s William Beebe announced that “a school of brilliantly illuminated jellyfish with pale green lights came within three feet of [our] window. I have never seen such brilliant light.” At 1,500 feet beneath the surface, Beebe, a...