“When we left the beach…” Monday Morning Salvage: March 20, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageMarch 20, 2017 • 1~2 min read • 0

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) The poetry of Derek Walcott. Nobel laureate, poet, and perhaps the finest English-language writer of any generation, died this weekend. His poetry, particularly the epic poem Omeros, which draws upon the themes of Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey to tell the story of colonization, imperialism, slavery, and humanity’;s relationship to […]

Help an ocean student catch a break!

#OceanOptimismMarch 6, 2017 • 2~2 min read • 0

The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON), located at the very tip of Louisiana’s boot, is a special place. The only marine lab in Louisiana, LUMCON serves public universities and supports marine science for the entire state. I had the pleasure of visiting LUMCON late last year to lead an underwater robotics workshop for local high […]

Monday Morning Salvage: NOAA Special Edition (call your representatives!)

Monday Morning Salvage • 3~4 min read • 0

This weekend, the Washington Post reported on a leaked proposed budget from the Administration which includes drastic, agency-breaking cuts to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This comes in the wake of new Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross pledging to protect peer-reviewed researchers and shield NOAA climate scientists from partisan attacks and that the Department of […]

Monday Morning Salvage: February 20, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageFebruary 20, 2017 • 1~2 min read

For all our US-based Readers: Happy President’s Day! For everyone else, this is the reason none of you USian colleagues are answering e-mails. Unless they are, in which case, *grumble grumble grumble* *something about work-life balance* Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) The ocean is full of garbage and even the deepest trenches aren’t […]

A Reading List for Environmental Resistance

BloggingFebruary 7, 2017 • 2~2 min read

We have entered a challenging new era for conservation and the environmental movement. Some of us feel as if we are hanging from the edge of a cliff. Others are preparing for the battles ahead. And many of us are still reeling from the whirlwind of changes taking place seemingly overnight. We can’t tell you […]

Monday Morning Salvage: February 6, 2017

UncategorizedFebruary 6, 2017 • < 1 min read

Bringing you the best of marine science and conservation from the last week. Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) The ridiculous, extensible jaw and neck joint of a Barbeled Dragonfish. Deep-Sea Fishes That Are Built to Eat Big. Jetsam (what we’re enjoying from around the web)

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