Archives for Essential Rhythm

Essential Rhythm 10/22/20: Super Low Tide

Producer/Host: Sarah O’Malley

This episode recounts a visit to the shore at a super low tide and the discovery of an introduced tunicate covering very available surface.

Essential Rhythm 10/15/20: Do Species Matter? The answer….maybe

Producer/Host: Sarah O’Malley

This episode uses the example of the two north Atlantic lobster species to explore further the implications of whether or not clearly defined species matter.

Essential Rhythm 9/24/20: The Problem of Pronouns

Producer/Host: Sarah O’Malley

This episode talks about the problem of using male pronouns as the default when the sex of an organism is unknown.

Essential Rhythm 9/17/20: The problem with periwinkles (and us)

Producer/Host: Sarah O’Malley

This episode discusses how common periwinkles can radically change intertidal ecosystems.

Essential Rhythm 9/11/20: The Ribbon of Mystery

Description: This episode describes how the intertidal is conceptualized (or not). It is the zone between the datum for bathymetric depth and topographic elevation, and is complex and inconsistent in the legal definition of its ownership and management.

Essential Rhythm DEBUT 9/4/20: Welcome to the Jungle

We discuss the various difficulties of living in the intertidal zone.