About Michael Bear

Michael Bear is Citizen Science Project Director and co-founder of  Ocean Sanctuaries.  He is also a member of the  American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS )  and co-founder of Ocean Sanctuaries, a non-profit dedicated to creating and supporting marine citizen science programs for diving public. 

See: http://oceansanctuaries.org/

 

He  lives and works  in San Diego.

For more about details, see: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelbear

My News

News
by Michael Bear / Ocean Sanctuaries
October 05, 2017
"During the past eight years, what started as a simple survey of local dive sightings has grown to an international study of sevengills and other shark species, an online platform that uses NASA technology to analyze shark freckles, and a social media presence that educates people about ocean...
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by Michael Bear / Ocean Sanctuaries
September 06, 2017
Backstory: At the beginning of this year, out-of-the-blue, I was asked to contribute to a chapter on sharks by a gentleman I knew on Facebook: Peter Mieras. He runs a dive business in British Columbia. He saw my name attached to various posts having to do with sharks and citizen science, so he...
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by Michael Bear / Ocean Sanctuaries
July 06, 2017
Ocean Sanctuaries is pleased to announce that the 2017 Yukon Snap Shot Cal Coast Bio Blitz carried out in conjunction with the California Academy of Sciences and i Naturalist was a resounding success, with 90 separate observations of 39 separate species of marine life recorded by citizen science...