The Global Extinction Vortex, rising regulations for deep-sea mining, biodegradable bags that don’t, Scientology’s measles cruise, and more! The Monday Morning Salvage: May 6, 2019.

Foghorn (A Call to Action!)

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now)

Hope is the knowledge that we can prevent bad things—but also the realization that we might choose not to.

Thinking about Climate on a Dark, Dismal Morning
Three years after being in sea water, this bag could still hold some groceries.
Photo: Lloyd Russell (University of Plymouth)

Jetsam (what we’re reading from around the web)

Liu Yuyang for China Dialog.
The fossil of an ancient hagfish, Tethymyxine, reveals what the creatures were like 100 million years ago. T. Miyashita, Univ. of Chicago.
The small and mighty CPR, which behaves a lot like a seal. CLARE OSTLE.

Lagan (what we’re reading from the peer-reviewed literature)

Shipping News (academic and ocean policy wonkery)

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