Cuttings (short and sweet):
- Follow Travis Tai, a graduate student studying climate change and fisheries, on twitter!
- Thumbnail-sized pygmy squid discovered in Australia. By Shreya Dasgupta, for MongaBay.
- This octopus is 40,000 times heavier than its mate. By Liz Langley, for National Geographic.
- Seal poo reveals plastic’s path in the sea. Nature research highlights.
- Grass is back in the Chesapeake, and crabs will follow. By Dan Charles, for NPR.
- Be sure to fill out your Mammal March Madness brackets, now featuring a Cookiecutter Shark! (Don’t know what March Mammal Madness is? Check out my 2017 article about it)
Spoils (long reads and deep dives):
- Mega-colony of 1.5 million penguins discovered. By Damian Carrington, for the Guardian.
- Supplemental nutritional assistance for whales. By John Strang, for Hakai.
- Is ocean acidification a chance for bipartisan cooperation in Congress? By Ian Evans, for Oceans Deeply.
- The fish that makes other fish smarter. By Ed Yong, for the Atlantic.
Please add your own cuttings and spoils in the comments!
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