Evgeni Matveev

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Evgeni Matveev is a graduate student at Memorial University, and a contributor to CBC Newfoundland and Labrador.

Latest from Evgeni Matveev

Gulls make unbearable noises at ungodly hours. Here's why

Believe it or not, great parenting is behind all that noise.

How artificial intelligence and lasers could make the seas safer

These are some pretty neat contraptions being used to chart shallow waters.

How studying 'babysitting' in belugas can help protect an endangered population

What do baby belugas in the deep blue sea really need?

5 reasons it's time for Newfoundlanders to seriously consider urchin farming

Memorial researcher Patrick Gagnon wants to give Newfoundlanders a new small-business aquaculture option., and urchins might be the answer.

When whales die, here's how their bones power life in the darkest ocean pockets

The whales may be dead, but they fuel unique ecosystems.

Student bikes 1,600 km to connect with people facing climate change

PhD student Martin Laroche biked from Quebec to Newfoundland to hear about how climate change is affecting communities.
Analysis

The biggest source of ocean plastic may not be what you think

Though there is a plastic bag forest on the East Coast Trail, bags aren't the province's biggest concern for ocean plastics.

N.L. teams boot up for underwater robotics competition in Seattle

The university-level team from N.L. won the competition back in 2016, and they hope to repeat that victory at this year's event.
Science

Why a rock-hard pink seaweed is known as a 'hotspot of biodiversity'

Take some time to appreciate one of the weird wonders that lie below Newfoundland's waves.
Analysis

​Climate change isn't necessarily all doom and gloom for Newfoundland and Labrador

Where there are those who lose, there will be those who win — and Newfoundland and Labrador may be a winner.

Could a seal cull help cod recover? It's not so simple, scientist says

A seal cull may seem like a logical way to help cod stocks recover, but experts say dramatic moves can be risky.

'Perfectly reasonable' to drill for oil in area closed to fishery, Liberal MP says

​St. John’s MP Nick Whalen is standing by a move to open oil exploration bids in a marine refuge that is closed to fishing.