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Meet me in Borneo, exploitation on the high seas, navy sonars, creature reports, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: March 12, 2018.

Monday Morning SalvageMarch 12, 2018

Happy Monday-est Monday! Foghorn (A Call to Action!) This is the final week to get you abstracts in for the International Marine Conservation Congress, the premier ocean conservation conference, coming to you from Kuching, Malaysia this June! We got a cracking good symposium on human impacts in the deep sea and plenty of travel grants […]

Insect-eating salmon and cloned crayfish: Thursday Afternoon Dredging, February 8th, 2018

Thursday Afternoon DredgingFebruary 8, 2018

Cuttings (short and sweet):  Follow wildlife illustrator Marc Dando on twitter! The rise of fishing apps. By the Fisheries Blog. Misled penguins swim to fishing grounds that no longer have food. By Katie Peek, for Scientific American Spoils (long reads and deep dives): A pet crayfish is cloning itself and spreading around the world. By Sarah […]

Chasing Genius, aquatic brain blobs, hurricanes, bats, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: September 4, 2017

Monday Morning SalvageSeptember 4, 2017

Fog Horn (A Call to Action) Hurricane Harvey has passed, but its impacts will continue to be felt for years to come. 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 in place, rather than national groups […]

Salmon, aquaculture, and the spread of Infectious Salmon Anemia

ecology, fisheries, marine science, Natural Science, ScienceOctober 27, 2011

In 2008, a deadly virus decimated Chilean aquaculture facilities, causing $2 billion in damage and crippling an industry. This week, preliminary reports suggest that this same disease may have infected wild salmon in the north Pacific. The internet has been blowing up with news reports of Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) detected in wild salmon populations. Reports range […]