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Floridian flamingos and fishing in the twilight zone: Thursday Afternoon Dredging, March 1st, 2018

Thursday Afternoon DredgingMarch 1, 20180

Cuttings (short and sweet):  Follow Kristina Tietjen, a marine conservation biologist working in Kiribati, on twitter! A case for wild flamingos calling Florida their home. By Joann Klein, for the New York Times. The underwater damage left behind by hurricanes. From NPR’s Weekend Edition. Even corals have microbiomes. By Jason Goldman, for Hakai. Life of an albatross. […]

More than 100 marine scientists call for protecting the deep sea from trawling. Will you join us?

Conservation, deep sea, fisheries, marine science, Natural Science, ScienceJanuary 28, 2013

The least-impacted places in the ocean are mainly in the deep sea, but as fishing technology has improved, even seamounts, sponge gardens and deep-sea coral beds are no longer out of reach of our appetites for seafood. Bottom trawling, which involves dragging a heavy weighted net along the seabed, is so destructive to benthic habitats that it […]

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