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A shark for all floods, Crowdfunding scams, old fish, bold fish, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: September 18, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageSeptember 18, 2017

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) The fight for our Marine National Monuments isn’t over. We finally know *some* of the contents of Zincke’s monument review memo, and it’s not great. The DOI wants to see commercial fishing return to the Pacific Remote Islands and Rose Atoll Marine National Monuments. Longline fishing in these regions […]

Chasing Genius, aquatic brain blobs, hurricanes, bats, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: September 4, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageSeptember 4, 2017

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) Hurricane Harvey has passed, but its impacts will continue to be felt for years to come. There’s lots of great organizations to donate to, but in the immediate aftermath,it’s often best to donate to local relief programs that already have a ground team in place, rather than national groups […]

How to help Houston, GameBoy SONAR, buy a lighthouse, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: August 28, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageAugust 28, 2017

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) Hurricane Harvey is sitting over the city of Houston, dumping biblical amounts of rain and flooding nearly the entire metropolitan area. There’s lots of great organizations to donate to, but in the immediate aftermath, it’s often best to donate to local relief programs that already have a ground team […]

Shrinking fish, shipstrikes, and tracking Putin by wildlife. Thursday Afternoon Dredging: August 24th, 2017

Thursday Afternoon DredgingAugust 24, 2017

Cuttings (short and sweet):  Watch this basking shark feed in a video from Basking Shark Scotland Follow Ting-Chun Kuo, a seahorse conservationist who just defended her Ph.D., on twitter! Climate change is shrinking fish. By Craig Welch, for National Geographic. More whales are dying from shipstrikes then previously believed, because some sink. By KCBS news. Scientists […]

HAGFISH! Also deep-sea mining, climate change, The Ocean Cleanup, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: July 17, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageJuly 17, 2017

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) Hakai Magazine want to hear from you! Dear Hakai Magazine Reader, Who Are You? Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) Everything Tangier is utterly fascinating right now: Angry messages to the Trump-supporting mayor of Tangier Island illustrate a need to listen, not to shout. I’m still just dumbfounded by […]

#JacquesWeek, Lionfish tax, coral that glows, accelerating climate change, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: July 10, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageJuly 10, 2017

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) Protect the Outer Continental Shelf! Last week, the president announced a plan to open up significant portions of the outer continental shelf for oil and gas exploration. Call you representative! The public comment period opens today and runs through August 17. We’ll have a template script prepped for your use this […]

Tangier, an Island out of Time.

Climate changeJuly 3, 2017

Tangier Island is sinking. The last inhabited island on the Virginia side of the Chesapeake Bay covers barely 740 acres of marsh and sand, 1/3 of the area it had when it was first mapped in the 1850s. Tangier suffers from the dual onslaught of erosion and sea level rise. In a good year, the […]

What does your sandwich cost, rare species in the deep, dong worms, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: June 26, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageJune 26, 2017

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) NPR did a great breakdown on the full carbon cost of one sandwich. Public Lab was born from the desperate need for unconflicted data during the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Since then, they’ve grown into a global movement for citizen science. They just relaunched their world-changing balloon mapping kit […]

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