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Crab industry in crisis, world’s largest deep-sea mining vessel takes to sea, Bayou Women, ocean trash, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: May 7, 2018

Monday Morning SalvageMay 7, 20181

Foghorn (A Call to Action!) The Eruption at Kilauea on Hawai’i’s Big Island is truly spectacular, however hundreds of people are displaced from their homes. The mayor has directed those interested in giving donations to contact the Salvation Army at +1 (808) 756-0306. Yale study: Newspaper op-eds change minds and The Long-lasting Effects of Newspaper Op-Eds on Public […]

The hunt for Soviet submarines, a 5-foot-long shipworm, the impossibilities of deep-sea mining, and more! Massive Monday Morning Salvage: March 5, 2018.

Monday Morning SalvageMarch 5, 2018

Foghorn (A Call to Action!) Subscribe to the Chesapeake Bay Journal (it’s free)! The venerable grey lady of the Bay survived the EPA’s attempt to defund them. Consider sending a few dollars to the journal, too. If you’re filing MD taxes this year, you can earmark some of you return to Chesapeake Bay programs. Flotsam […]

Open Science in Africa, defend the ADA, the value of the outdoors, Minke whale rides, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: February 19, 2018.

Monday Morning SalvageFebruary 19, 2018

Foghorn (A Call to Action!) Sign up for AfricaOSH: The Africa Open Science Hardware Gathering and meet some of the most incredible, innovative technologists in the world! Remember when the disability community put their bodies on the line to defend the Affordable Care Act? Remember the videos of people in wheelchairs being handcuffed outside Mitch […]

Snot Bots for whale health, critical dolphins, lobster considerations, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: January 15, 2018.

Monday Morning Salvage, UncategorizedJanuary 15, 2018

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) 2018 is almost certainly going to be a record year for FOIA requests. Learn how to do them right and get results thanks to Pro Publica: I’ve Sent Out 1,018 Open Records Requests, and This Is What I’ve Learned. Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) Dr. Michelle LaRue is […]

Southern Fried Science year-in-review, Palau’s Giant, a new challenge for deep-sea mining, Porgs are Puffins, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: December 25, 2017.

Monday Morning SalvageDecember 25, 2017

Happy Holidays from the Southern Fried Science Team! Fog Horn (A Call to Action) The Saipan Blog’s Angelo Villagomez put together a list of extraordinary Indigenous Pacific Conservationists to Follow on Twitter in 2018. Go. Follow them. Learn what’s really happening in Pacific Conservation. Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) Do-it-yourself science is taking off. A […]

Everything about hagfish is the best thing about hagfish, the battle for the deep-sea heats up, parasitic butt snails, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: December 17, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageDecember 18, 2017

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) The CDC was given a list of seven banned words for their upcoming budgets. Among the censored words are “science-based” and “evidence-based”, which, of course, are concepts central to the CDC’s mission. I have some thoughts about why this list has appeared at this time. If you think the […]

Deep-sea mining goes to court, a year in climate reporting, oyster-adorned singers, and more! The Monday Morning Salvage: December 11, 2017.

Monday Morning SalvageDecember 11, 2017

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) 2017 Year in Climate. It’s been a wild, woolly years of climate highs and policy lows. How Americans Think About Climate Change, in Six Maps. Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions. As Climate Changes, Southern States Will Suffer More Than Others. Miles of Ice […]

Protecting the ocean means lots of rigorous, mundane science.

deep sea, marine science, Natural Science, ScienceAugust 21, 2017

I have a new paper out today: Population structure of Bathymodiolus manusensis, a deep-sea hydrothermal vent-dependent mussel from Manus Basin, Papua New Guinea. We sampled two sites in Papua New Guinea where these deep-sea mussels aggregate and looked at their genes to determine if there was any population structure across this relatively small spatial scale (~40 […]