Davana Grabel

As senior editor here at reefs, I get to work with scientists from all over the world, and have made some wonderful friends in the industry! I also write for the site, and am the office manager at FRESH New London and the mother of two brilliant, talented young women.

Recent Blog Posts

This marvelous book is the story of Piper, a charmingly defiant young dolphin who is exiled to the open sea for questioning her clan's strangely reclusive ways and fanatical pod leader's obsession with a "rival" species. During her harrowing exile, Piper discovers the...

Visit the CT River Museum!

Visit the CT River Museum!

If you're ever in SE Connecticut, check out this hidden gem! The Connecticut River Museum: Innovation is the word to best describe America’s first submarine. David Bushnell from nearby Westbrook, Connecticut was a Yale graduate interested in creating an explosive...

Snap Shot Cal Coast 2022

Snap Shot Cal Coast 2022

"Help document California's incredible coastal biodiversity! Snapshot Cal Coast 2022 is June 13th-July 4th! Snapshot Cal Coast is an annual California statewide community science effort that encourages people to make and share observations of plants, animals, and...

On the Edge of Existence: Rediscovering a Lost Coral

On the Edge of Existence: Rediscovering a Lost Coral

Thank you to Jamie Craggs and Coral Spawning Lab for sharing your words and video. You are doing incredible work! "Happy to share 'On the Edge of Existence: Rediscovering a Lost Coral Oxford Sparks micro-documentary we filmed earlier in the year figuring with my good...

Be a part of the change you want to see!

Be a part of the change you want to see!

The Coral Restoration Foundation is officially accepting applications for their Fall 2022 Coral Conservation & Reef Restoration Internship! Internships last 4 months and are full-time volunteer positions Interns gain a vast amount of experience through...

Feel Good, Look Good, and Help the Environment!

Feel Good, Look Good, and Help the Environment!

Waterlust began as an experimental project by ocean science graduate students at the University of Miami’s Rosensteil School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. Unsatisfied with the conventional methods of sharing scientific findings with the world, their early days...

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