Foghorn (A Call to Action!)
- Congratulations to Dr. Hal Holmes of Conservation X Labs for earning a Moore Foundation Inventor Fellowship for his DNA Barcode Project.
Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now)
Jetsam (what we’re reading from around the web)
- Argentine Sub Found Partially ‘Imploded’ After Yearlong Search and Argentina lacks technology to salvage submarine wreck.
- Looters plunder Albania’s sunken treasures.
- Dolphin Found Shot to Death on Manhattan Beach; $5,000 Reward Offered.
- Not really, no. Do we know what it means to engineer the climate?
- ‘Sad surprise’: Amazon fish contaminated by plastic particles.
- The Biologists Using Toy Guns to Thwart a Pacific Snake Invasion.
- This Deep-Sea Fisherman Is Still Posting His Discoveries and OH GOD THE TEETH WHY DOES IT HAVE TEETH.
- Drone finds ‘rare’ shark nursery, 2,500 feet beneath the surface.
- An Octopus Nursery Discovered on a Deep Underwater Mountain.
- As Arctic ship traffic increases, narwhals and other unique animals are at risk.
- Royal IHC Launches World’s Largest Cutter Suction Dredger ‘Spartacus’.
Lagan (what we’re reading from the peer-reviewed literature)
- Khan and friends (2018) Impact of the 2004 tsunami on the macrofauna of the continental slope of the southeast coast of India. DOI: 10.1111/maec.12527.
- Warner and friends (2018) Seafood sleuthing: How citizen science contributed to the largest market study of seafood mislabeling in the U.S. and informed policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2018.10.035.
- Guerra (2018) Wolves of the Sea: Managing human-wildlife conflict in an increasingly tense ocean. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2018.11.002.
- Germond and Mazaris (2018) Climate change and maritime security. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2018.10.010.
Shipping News (academic and ocean policy wonkery)
- Dr. Craig McClain is taking on the academic publishing industry, and he’s bringing the Cajun Navy with him! Tipping Points, For-Profit Scientific Publishing, and Closed Science.
- Where corals lie. Ruth Gates, inspiration to a generation of coral biologists, died on October 25th, 2018.
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