Farting oysters, bombing sea lions, and a new trash island? It must be the Monday Morning Salvage! November 20, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageNovember 20, 2017 • 2~2 min read • 0

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) It’s Native American History Month. Southern Fried Science recognizes that our servers are housed on the occupied land of the Timpanogos people while the majority of our writers live on unceded Powhatan territory. This November, Try Something New: Decolonize Your Mind. Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) Boaters […]

Twitter Ocean Chess, lessons from the Vaquita, awe of the deep, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: November 13, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageNovember 13, 2017 • 2~4 min read • 0

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) Ocean policy news breaking this week. We’ll have a comment template ready to go when it does. Please check back. We can’t announce until we know exactly what we’re dealing with. Still time to register for OceanDotComm! Science Communication folks! Are you ready for OceanDotComm? Register now! Flotsam (what we’re obsessed […]

A new Gulf oil spill, opposition to deep-sea mining, DIY drop cameras, and more! Massive Monday Morning Salvage: October 30, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageOctober 30, 2017 • 3~5 min read • 0

I’ve been away for 2 weeks, so it’s a super-massive edition of the Monday Morning Salvage! Fog Horn (A Call to Action) There’s still an unimaginable amount of work to do in Dominica and across the Caribbean. Support the Rebuild Dominica Hurricane Relief fund or any of the other funds from our list: How to help our […]

Documentation is the beating heart of open-science hardware: Help make ours better!

Oceanography for EveryoneOctober 6, 2017 • 2~3 min read

The OpenCTD and Oceanography for Everyone has been a five year journey from inception to first field-ready model and we’re just getting started. Building a community-driven project like this requires not just expertise (that we didn’t have when we started), passion, resources, it requires documentation. Extensive, detailed, thorough documentation. Documentation is what sets an open-science […]

The most shocking, insightful ocean conservation solutions, as presented by a poorly-built Twitter bot.

#OceanOptimismOctober 4, 2017 • 1~2 min read

We made a bot. It’s not a very good bot but it does prognosticate on novel ocean conservation solutions. @OceanCon_Bot has been running for almost a month and it’s produced some real gems. Solid, salt-of-the-earth, diamond-in-the-rough, gabbro-in-your-lab, bro, solutions. And these are among my favorites. We definitely need to stop presenting those condescending academics, but […]

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