It’s #JacquesWeek! Also, lots of other ocean things happened last week. Monday Morning Salvage: July 24, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageJuly 24, 2017 • 1~2 min read • 0

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) #JacquesWeek! It’s Jacques Week! Join us all week long as we watch and discuss classic Cousteau documentaries.  This incredible interactive map of deep-sea mining sites, associated ecosystems, and the threats they face, from the Royal Society. And, while we’re on the topic of Deep-sea Mining, I am Wilderness […]

Welcome to #JacquesWeek 2017!

#OceanOptimism, #SciCommJuly 21, 2017 • 2~4 min read • 0

Jacques Week begins this Sunday, July 23, 2017! Join us for a week of celebrating classic Jacques Cousteau Documentaries, discussing ocean science and conservation, and celebrating all things Big Blue! Most of these films are available online. Some will require purchase. We’ve provided links to the for-purchase options and alternates if you can’t find them. […]

How would this Mola Mola wear her jaunty red knit cap?

#OceanOptimism, #SciCommJuly 18, 2017 • < 1 min read • 0

#JacquesWeek. Be there.  Hey Team Ocean! Southern Fried Science is entirely supported by contributions from our readers. Head over to Patreon to help keep our servers running and fund new and novel ocean outreach projects. Even a dollar or two a month will go a long way towards keeping our website online and producing the high-quality marine […]

The Jaunty Red Knit Cap.

#OceanOptimism • < 1 min read • 0

How would they wear it? #JacquesWeek. Be there.  Hey Team Ocean! Southern Fried Science is entirely supported by contributions from our readers. Head over to Patreon to help keep our servers running and fund new and novel ocean outreach projects. Even a dollar or two a month will go a long way towards keeping our website online […]

HAGFISH! Also deep-sea mining, climate change, The Ocean Cleanup, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: July 17, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageJuly 17, 2017 • 2~2 min read • 0

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) Hakai Magazine want to hear from you! Dear Hakai Magazine Reader, Who Are You? Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) Everything Tangier is utterly fascinating right now: Angry messages to the Trump-supporting mayor of Tangier Island illustrate a need to listen, not to shout. I’m still just dumbfounded by […]

Your car has just been crushed by hagfish: Frequently Asked Questions

A Renewed Sense of WonderJuly 13, 2017 • 2~3 min read • 5

Wait, what? Earlier today, Oregon State Police reported that a truck carrying a shipment of live hagfish overturned, spilling its slimy cargo all over the highway and damaging at least one vehicle. What’s a hagfish? Hagfish are eel-like jawless fishes. They are primitive, lacking a vertebral column. They are deep-sea scavengers notorious for tying themselves […]

It’s here! The Official Schedule for #JacquesWeek 2017!

#OceanOptimismJuly 12, 2017 • 1~2 min read • 0

Jacques Week is only a week and a half away! Join us, beginning July 23 for six nights of classic Cousteau documentaries! From the very earliest films to his last adventures, Jacques Cousteau set the standard for underwater film, adventure storytelling, and conservation messaging. So batten the hatches and haul the sheets, it’s going to […]

#JacquesWeek, Lionfish tax, coral that glows, accelerating climate change, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: July 10, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageJuly 10, 2017 • 2~2 min read • 0

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) Protect the Outer Continental Shelf! Last week, the president announced a plan to open up significant portions of the outer continental shelf for oil and gas exploration. Call you representative! The public comment period opens today and runs through August 17. We’ll have a template script prepped for your use this […]

What to expect from #JacquesWeek 2017?

#OceanOptimismJuly 7, 2017 • < 1 min read • 0

Classic Cousteau Films? Yes! In depth ocean discussions? 100% Hilarious tweets? Probably! Exceptional photoshops? I hope so! Even more classic Cousteau Films, Documentaries, and Clips? We. Are. On. It. #JacquesWeek returns July 23, right here, on the internet.

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