Madison Pobis is a science communicator and video producer based in Santa Cruz, California. Her multimedia content informs audiences about the scientific process, inspires wonder and appreciation for the ocean, and imagines creative solutions to environmental challenges. She holds a master’s degree in Environmental Communication from Stanford University.
The Scent of Water 12.10.2019 Spotlight - Most mammals can’t smell underwater, but Eurasian otters may have a way of sniffing out prey even while swimming.
Beguiling Intruder 10.30.2019 Spotlight - Lionfish are hungry, long-lived, and extremely fertile invaders in their new-found Atlantic home.
Snake Fake 10.15.2019 Spotlight - For a plump caterpillar with no defensive body parts, masquerading as a deadly viper is an effective adaptation for survival in the Peruvian Amazon.
Strength in Numbers 09.26.2019 Spotlight - A spirited game of tug-of-war is more than just a sweet moment among siblings—it’s a sign of an African wild dog pack with enough members to keep its pups both safe and well-fed.
Unexpected Playmate 08.27.2019 Spotlight - A young humpback whale is spotted off the coast of Sri Lanka. Is it a sign of a promising trend, or just a fluke?
Enemy of My Enemy 08.14.2019 Spotlight - An Amazonian frog finds refuge under the watchful compound gaze of a surprising guardian.