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Migrating mullet and expanding garbage patches: Thursday Afternoon Dredging, March 22, 2018

Thursday Afternoon DredgingMarch 22, 2018

Cuttings (short and sweet):  Follow science illustrator Bethann Garramon Merkle on twitter! Great Pacific Garbage Patch is sprawling with more debris than thought. By Oliver Milman, for the Guardian. In Bali fish die-off, a human hand is suspected. By Luh De Suriyana, for MongaBay. Spoils (long reads and deep dives): Mullet Mania. By Michael Patrick O’Neill, […]

Endangered turtles and fish venom: Thursday Afternoon Dredging, March 15, 2018

Thursday Afternoon DredgingMarch 15, 2018

Cuttings (short and sweet):  Follow marine conservation biologist Julia Spaet on twitter! Nearly half of freshwater turtles are at risk of extinction. By John Platt, for Revelator. Fishing bots “going dark” raise suspicion of illegal fishing. By Scott Neuman, for NPR. Ocean sensors can track progress on climate goals. By Joellen Russell, for Nature News. Spoils (long […]