Endangered turtles and fish venom: Thursday Afternoon Dredging, March 15, 2018
Cuttings (short and sweet):
- Follow marine conservation biologist Julia Spaet on twitter!
- Nearly half of freshwater turtles are at risk of extinction. By John Platt, for Revelator.
- Fishing bots “going dark” raise suspicion of illegal fishing. By Scott Neuman, for NPR.
- Ocean sensors can track progress on climate goals. By Joellen Russell, for Nature News.
Spoils (long reads and deep dives):
- Changing venom. By Dana Sackett, for the Fisheries blog.
- Krill can break down microplastics, but that won’t save the ocean. By Calla Wahlquist, for the Guardian.
- Next Steps on the Arctic’s Newest International Agreement. By Scott Highleyman, for the Ocean Conservancy blog.
- Biodiversity in the oceans exploded after the dinosaurs fell. By Charles Choi, for InsideScience.
- Arctic birds carry signs of an “Atlantifying” ocean. By Cheryl Katz, for Hakai.
Please add your own cuttings and spoils in the comments!
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