This is still a work in progress, if you would like to see your link here, or to suggest  one, let us know!


BMSC avatarBMSC – The Bamfield Marine Sciences Center that brings us together! You can find links to their social media on their homepage.

Marine Science Blogs

AquaBlog – Aggregated blogs from the Vancouver Aquarium, including ones about the animals, research, husbandry, and natural history of sea life in the northern Pacific Ocean.

 Deep-Sea News – A great marine science blog full of information and inspiration, with a special focus on deep-sea biology, technology, and oceanography.

The Drop-In to Moss Landing Marine Laboratories – A blog maintained by the graduate students of Moss Landing Marine Laboratories in Moss Landing, California.

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s blog – Stories and information about the animals, exhibits, and research from the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

ScienceDoo – A blog from Clara Tsao, currently a student in the fall program at BMSC.

Southern Fried Science

Underwater Whippo Marine misadventures – A blog from Bamfield’s very own Ross Whippo, a graduate student here.

General Science

EurekAlert! – Log your jelly sightings and access a worldwide database of sightings made by others.

Not Exactly Rocket Science – A well written and easy to understand blog about new and interesting science.

Sharing A Moment of Science – “It’s a moment during your day that makes you stop and wonder. It’s anything unexpected or out-of-the-ordinary that makes you marvel at the world.”

This is What a Scientist Looks Like – “Change the perception of who and what a scientist is or isn’t.”


Bamfield and Anacla Community Portal – Keep up to date with local events and news

High on Lactic Acid – Running blog with routes and photos of Bamfield.

Lighthouse Memories – “Bringing a little life into your lights.”  A website maintained as a resource for lighthouse keepers and those interested in the life of a lighthouse keeper.  Cape Beale Lighthouse sits at the entrance to Barkley Sound and Bamfield, ensuring safe passage for ships and a wonderful place to hike to.

The New Bamfielder – Community Newpaper – all donations go towards the Bamfield Community School Association New Bamfielder youth programs.

A Snail’s Odyssey – a scientific account of the biology of shallow-water, benthic-marine invertebrates on the west coast of North America. It focuses on research done on invertebrates, and is great resource to see what’s been done. It is slightly out of date, but will get you into the swing of things anyway.

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