Foghorn (A Call to Action!)
Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now)
- Marine Worms Are Eating Plastic Now. I’m sure this will be fine [Ed: I’m not sure. It won’t be fine.]
- Are you following Diva Amon’s latest expedition: My Deep Sea, My Backyard in Trinidad and Tobago? Join the adventure!
- Researchers just found a WWII shipwreck that was lost for over 75 years off the coast of an Alaskan island.
Jetsam (what we’re reading from around the web)
- ‘They be pirates’. An old scourge is reappearing in the Caribbean. It’s pirates.
- The Sizzle: This week in climate change ruining everything.
- Hot with Chance of Bleaching: Sizing Up an Unprecedented Coral Disaster.
- Time to put the ocean at the heart of climate talks. Changes to the ocean and cryosphere are key to understanding climate change
- ‘This industry is not for the weak’: Working underwater as a commercial diver.
- The Biggest Loser: This week in Trump policies hurting the ocean and the country.
- The U.S. Navy Is Creating a Military Slime. Inspired by the hagfish, the synthetic slime can stop enemy boats in the water and become a powerful weapon. Representative from the hagfish lobby could knot be reached for comment.
- Enjoy your vacation on Playa Guacamole. The algal bloom in Florida right now is unbelievable.
- Chomp: This week in oceanbites!
- Sustainability by SZA: The Singer-Songwriter Teases an Ocean-Saving Fashion Line.
- The Shiffman: This week in David in the news.
- A time to kill: When you hunt animals and waterfowl for food, the national debate about guns takes on a very different light. Great deep dive into hunting by Jason Goldman.
- ZeFrank is back and he’s talking about worms! [Maybe NSFGW]
Lagan (what we’re reading from the peer-reviewed literature)
It’s all kinds of deep-sea mining studies today!
- Smith (2018) Introduction to Deep Sea Mining Activities In The Pacific Region. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2018.07.018.
- Folkersen and friends (2018) Deep sea mining’s future effects on Fiji’s tourism industry: A contingent behaviour study. DOI:10.1016/j.marpol.2018.08.001.
- Günay and friends (2018) Geology and Geochemistry of Sediment-Hosted Hanönü Massive Sulfide Deposit (Kastamonu – Turkey). DOI: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2018.08.010.
- Frost and friends (2018) Redrawing the map of the Pacific. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2016.06.003.
- Bourrel and friends (2018) The common of heritage of mankind as a means to assess and advance equity in deep sea mining. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2016.07.017.
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