Two new writers, the net that never stops killing, how not to launch a boat, the Blackfish Effect, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: May 28, 2018

Muster (updates from the blog)

Photo by author

Foghorn (A Call to Action!)

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now)

“One old gill net found wedged between rocks off the coast of the San Juan Islands reportedly sat atop a pile of marine bird and mammal bones that was three feet deep.”

source.

WHOI

The Levee (A featured project that emerged from Oceandotcomm)

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

At the National Aquarium in Baltimore, April Martin trains Jade, an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, to come out of the water and onto a mat. This practice is called “hauling up,” a skill that the dolphins will need in order to be transported to a new home. (Algerina Perna / Baltimore Sun)

This is Fred. Fred is free again. (photo from Boing Boing)

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

Driftwood (what we’re reading on dead trees)

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