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Papua New Guinea

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 […]

Skate saunas, clone armies, deep news from deep-sea mining, an ocean of plastic, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: February 12, 2018.

Monday Morning SalvageFebruary 12, 2018

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) Attack of the clones! A Pet Crayfish Can Clone Itself, and It’s Spreading Around the World! One of the take-home points in the talk I gave last Friday is that we barely know anything about the services hydrothermal vents provide to the rest of the ocean ecosystems. Deep-sea hydrothermal […]

Science as graphic novel, baby eels, anglerfish emoji, drone ocean rescue, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: January 22, 2018.

Monday Morning SalvageJanuary 22, 2018

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) The US Government is shut down. This is not great news for science (at the moment, my project to train ROV technicians and deliver 5 – 10 observation-class underwater robots to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is on hold pending resolution). Call you congressperson and give them […]

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 […]

A year of brutal hurricanes, the wonderful resilience of limpets, talking about meat consumption, and more! The Monday Morning Salvage: December 4, 2017.

Monday Morning SalvageDecember 4, 2017

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now) ‘Extremely Active’ 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Comes to a Close – Here’s the Full Season in One Four-Minute Video: The final news, for now, from the missing Argentinian submarine: Argentine Navy: Water Entered Missing Sub’s Snorkel and Argentina Abandons Rescue Mission for Missing Sub.

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.

A new Gulf oil spill, opposition to deep-sea mining, DIY drop cameras, and more! Massive Monday Morning Salvage: October 30, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageOctober 30, 2017

I’ve been away for 2 weeks, so it’s a super-massive edition of the Monday Morning Salvage! Fog Horn (A Call to Action) There’s still an unimaginable amount of work to do in Dominica and across the Caribbean. Support the Rebuild Dominica Hurricane Relief fund or any of the other funds from our list: How to help our […]

Reducing seabird bycatch, rescuing vaquita, and cod comebacks: Thursday Afternoon Dredging: October 26, 2017

Thursday Afternoon DredgingOctober 26, 2017

Cuttings (short and sweet):  Watch aquarists at the PPG Aquarium at the Pittsburgh zoo target train a zebra shark so it comes when it’s called Follow PNG Sharks and Rays, a twitter account associated with a project studying “one of the last frontiers of marine biodiversity research,” on twitter. 5 things you should know about the […]

Save our Marine Monuments, replace confederates with ocean animals, worlds of plastic, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: July 31, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageJuly 31, 2017

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) The deadline for comments on Marine National Monuments and National Marine Sanctuaries has been extended due to overwhelming responses. You now have until August 14, 2017 to leave a comment. Scientists, researchers, explorers, and conservationists with particular ties to the Mariana Trench Marine National Monument can sign on the […]