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Southern Fried Summer Reading List

The summer is in full swing and things are pretty quiet around the blog. But don’t worry, we’re working on some big things behind the scenes. In lieu of actual content, please accept this list of interesting, inspiring, and depressing reading material.

On the overwhelmingly gloomy front, the IUCN recently released a working group report on the state of the world’s oceans. It’s a seriously dark piece of science which is worth a read. The .pdf can be found here. More on this document coming.

Speaking of Dark Science, check out this comic over at Dresden Codak. The whole series will fill up a lazy afternoon, but I’ve linked to my favorite here. You are a weather balloon.

And because it wouldn’t be a blog if we weren’t linking to our own stuff, here’s some of my recent favorite posts:

Marine science and conservation. Deep-sea ecology. Population genetics. Underwater robots. Open-source instrumentation. The deep sea is Earth's last great wilderness.

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