David Shiffman

David Shiffman is a Ph.D. student at the Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy at the University of Miami. He writes for Southern Fried Science. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

Science
Oct. 22 2014 11:23 AM“I’m Not a Scientist” Is a Dangerous Cop-OutPoliticians brag about their ignorance while making ignorant decisions.
Wild Things
July 29 2014 10:47 AMSawfish Are Some of the World’s Weirdest and Most Endangered Fish
Wild Things
July 3 2014 9:48 AMWhat Do Sharks Do in a Hurricane? Answers to Our Goofy Shark Questions.
Wild Things
May 8 2014 8:53 AMDolphins Saved a Swimmer From a Shark! A Rare Combination of Three Marine Myths.
Science
Sept. 4 2013 12:41 PMSwimming With SharksWas Diana Nyad really at risk of being bitten during her historic swim?
Wild Things
Aug. 15 2014 11:02 AMShark Week Is Lying Again About Monster Megalodon Sharks
Wild Things
July 11 2014 4:30 PMRosie O’Donnell, New Co-Host of The View, Killed an Endangered Hammerhead Shark for Fun
Wild Things
June 17 2014 8:41 AMSeaWorld Exaggerated Its Research Record
Science
April 11 2014 10:34 AMStephen Colbert Is the Best Source of Science on TVWill he be stuck interviewing dingbat celebrities at CBS?
Science
May 30 2013 1:51 PMNo, Mermaids Do Not ExistWhat Animal Planet’s fake documentaries don’t tell you about the ocean.
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