Voyaging canoes, failed sea-steading sea states, breaching ocean plastic, deep-sea mining, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: July 2, 2018
Foghorn (A Call to Action!)
- This year’s Jairo Mora Sandoval Award for Courage in Conservation goes to Patima Tungpuchayakul! Between August 2014 and October 2016, Patima helped rescue 3,000 trafficked fish workers stranded on remote islands in Indonesian waters by the Thai fishing industry from their slavery. Read more about Patima’s tireless work to liberate enslaved peoples in the fishing industry.
Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now)
Atlas Obscura is on a roll this week with some seriously fabulous ocean coverage, including my new favs:
- The Canoe That Changed Hawai‘i: How Hōkūleʻa and its amazing voyage across the Pacific helped kickstart a Hawaiian cultural renaissance.
- Abalonia: The Island Nation That Never Was.
The Levee (A featured project that emerged from Oceandotcomm)
- Stitching Hope for the Coast – Christmas trees provide coastal optimism by the incredible Dr. Guertin.