Saturday, November 10, 2007

Nova Scotia News -

Nova Scotia News -
Discovery Centre has announced that it will posthumously induct Dr. Ransom Myers, world leader in large marine animal analysis, into the Nova Scotia Science and Technology Hall of Fame. Myers dedicated his career to studying marine life in Nova Scotia and around the world.
Among Myers’ many breakthroughs, his research revealed that a few decades ago, tuna were twice the size they are today, and that marlins the size of killer whales once swam the world’s oceans. At the forefront of his work, Dr. Myers’ provided evidence, which he and a co-worker produced and published, that demonstrated that 90 per cent of the world’s large fish population has vanished completely.......
The Hall of Fame induction will take place at the 2007 Discovery Awards for Science and Technology on November 29 at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel.

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