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Snot Bots for whale health, critical dolphins, lobster considerations, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: January 15, 2018.

Fog Horn (A Call to Action)

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now)

Screen cap of linked tweet.

Ice balls and slush waves.

Paul May via Storyful.

Jetsam (what we’re enjoying from around the web)

snow in the sahara

Just taking a stroll in the snow in the Sahara Desert nbd. Photo: Zinnedine Hashas.

Lobster, not boiling.

Billy Hathorn/Wikimedia Commons

Lagan (what we’re reading from the peer-reviewed literature)

And one final one, just for fun:

Driftwood (what we’re reading on dead trees)

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