Snacking at vents, snorting eels, eating too much plastic, charming snails, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: December 10, 2018

Foghorn (A Call to Action!)

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now)

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

A juvenile Hawaiian monk seal with an eel stuck in its nose. (Brittany Dolan/NOAA Fisheries)

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

Shipping News (academic and ocean policy wonkery)

“I will also feel angry at Neil. It’s true that some details of these allegations have yet to be corroborated, and both Fox News and National Geographic have launched investigations. But in my view, I believe the claims are credible, which means he directly harmed multiple women, most egregiously by allegedly raping a member of his own already marginalized community. Tchiya Amet is a Black woman who will never join me on the list of African-American Women with PhDs in Physics. She deserved better. Our whole community did.”


Prescod-Weinstein (2018) Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Neil deGrasse Tyson Reveal the Complexity of Academic Inequality. Scientific American. December 7, 2018. 

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