Fanni Daniella Szakal
I am a science journalist, former marine biologist, adventurer
and aspiring documentary filmmaker.
I also dabble in Photography and Arts.
June 2022, Hakai
Magnetic Microbes Are Thriving in the Mariana Trench – Closely studying these magnetic foraminifera could lead to new insights about the evolution of magnetic life.
January 2022, Hakai
How Dead Whales Seem to Connect Deep-Sea Life – By sinking a dead whale to the bottom of the ocean and studying what comes to visit, scientists are learning more about how deep-sea ecosystems are related.
November 2021, Eos
Forecasting Geohazards in the Age of Gas Hydrate Exploitation – A curious breath-like pattern exhibited by gas hydrates may help forecast hazards associated with extracting them from the seafloor.
August 2021, Hakai
Guiana Dolphins Are Unintended Victims of Venezuela’s Economic Crisis – With sky-high inflation rates and crumbling social support, impoverished Venezuelans are increasingly targeting the struggling species.
July 2021, Wine Enthusiast
The Cultivation Method That Makes This Hungarian Wine a Legend
April 2021, Eos
A Massive Methane Reservoir Is Lurking Beneath the Sea – Scientists have found a methane reservoir below the permafrost seabed of the Laptev Sea—a reservoir that could suddenly release large amounts of the potent greenhouse gas.
March 2021, Massive Science
Retracting publications doesn’t stop them from influencing science – These “Zombie papers” keep on getting cited, with huge ripple effects
January 2021, Ensia
Can global innovation competitions unearth the next sustainability solution? – Entrepreneurs from low- and middle-income countries face many obstacles. These programs help their breakthrough ideas see the light of day.
August 2020, Massive Science
Invasive species are pushing close to the boundaries of protected areas – Protected areas are successful at maintaining ecosystems, but for how long?
June 2020, Massive Science
Viruses exploit marine bacteria for energy – These minuscule interactions could have ripple effects on global carbon dioxide levels
Have a look at my photography projects that I did during fieldwork and adventures.
I also paint and work on different art projects.
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