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humpback whales

Walking fish and microbe warfare: Thursday Afternoon Dredging, February 15, 2018

Thursday Afternoon DredgingFebruary 15, 2018

Cuttings (short and sweet):  Follow Katelyn Heman, a marine conservation biologist working at the Georgia Aquarium, on twitter! What this walking fish can teach us about evolution. By Sarah Gibbens, for National Geographic Fish forego sleep thanks to this molecule in their brain. From Nature’s Animal Behavior news. Microplastics pollute even the most remote parts of […]

Beware the walrus, explosion detected near missing submarine, diamond mining, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: November 27, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageNovember 27, 2017

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) In Port Moresby this Wednesday? The University of Papua New Guinea is hosting a public lecture and panel on experimental seabed mining in the Bismark Sea. Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) Text abbreviations for marine biologists. Courtesy of New Scientist. via Francis Villatoro.

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 […]

“When we left the beach…” Monday Morning Salvage: March 20, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageMarch 20, 2017

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) The poetry of Derek Walcott. Nobel laureate, poet, and perhaps the finest English-language writer of any generation, died this weekend. His poetry, particularly the epic poem Omeros, which draws upon the themes of Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey to tell the story of colonization, imperialism, slavery, and humanity’;s relationship to […]

MISHAP in Antarctica

biology, ecology, marine science, Natural Science, ScienceMay 7, 2010

Southern Fried Notice: Reny Tyson is a graduate student at the Duke University Marine Lab currently on location in Antarctica tracking Humpback Whales. The main expedition blog is Tagging Whales in the Antarctic Seas hosted at the Nicholas School of the Environment. Follow their adventure as they track Humpbacks through Antarctic Seas. Today we begin […]

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