Foghorn (A Call to Action!)
- For US Citizens: Call your representatives and demand Impeachment Hearings. Now. It is, in point of fact, the absolute least you can do.
Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now)
- I can’t speak to the practicality of this beyond a few very niche applications, but it is still awesome. Aquanaut, an autonomous submarine that transforms into a humanoid robot.
- Scientists Just Discovered a 310-Mile Coral Reef Corridor in the Gulf of Mexico.
- The Trek to Bid Farewell to an Icelandic Glacier: A plaque will soon mark the site of Okjökull, one of Iceland’s dearly departed.
Jetsam (what we’re reading from around the web)
- South Pacific islanders threatened by climate change and overfishing.
- Baby whale wears a camera, reveals its travel and nursing behavior.
- Don’t Go Looking for Geoengineering Info on YouTube—It’s Mostly Lies, Study Finds.
- French Minerve submarine is found after disappearing in 1968.
- Cashing in on the waste sorting revolution.
- What caused a massive hole in Antarctic sea ice?
- 500-Year-Old Shipwreck Discovered in Baltic Sea Looks ‘Like it Sank Yesterday’
- Sea Pangolin: the first ever species endangered by potential deep sea mining.
- Cities Acidify the Water Next Door: Coastal communities have a stronger effect on local ocean acidification than previously believed.
- How can China’s climate journalists better engage the public?
Lagan (what we’re reading from the peer-reviewed literature)
- Tollis and friends (2019) Return to the Sea, Get Huge, Beat Cancer: An Analysis of Cetacean Genomes Including an Assembly for the Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae). DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msz099.
- Audzijonyte and friends (2019) Atlantis: a spatially explicit end‐to‐end marine ecosystem model with dynamically integrated physics, ecology and socio‐economics modules. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.13272.
- Kågström (2019) A social scientist’s reflection on EIA implementation of methods for threatened species. DOI: 10.1111/acv.12521.
- Cristescu and friends (2019) Environmental impact assessments can misrepresent species distributions: a case study of koalas in Queensland, Australia. DOI: 10.1111/acv.12455.
- Salgado and friends (2019) Connectivity and zebra mussel invasion offer short‐term buffering of eutrophication impacts on floodplain lake landscape biodiversity. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12938.
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