Seafaring neanderthals and switchblade fish: A mega Thursday Afternoon Dredging, May 10th, 2018
After two weeks off, we’re back and bigger than ever!
Cuttings (short and sweet):
- Archaeologist makes case for seafaring Neanderthals. By Christopher Ingraham, for Scientific American.
- Larson Creek trout may have been wiped out. By Randy Shore, for the Vancouver Sun.
- US Coast Guard steps up efforts to protect right whales. From GCaptain.
- The US and Britain are teaming up to study a massive glacier in Antarctica. By Laurel Wamsley, for NPR.
Spoils (long reads and deep dives):
- Fish with a switchblade and other animal weapons. By Liz Langley, for National Geographic.
- Fish and chips shops battered by soaring costs: Brexit threatens Britain’s national dish. By Jamie Doward, for the Guardian.
- Noisy reefs help fish find their way home. By Sue Palminteri, for MongaBay
- Something slithery this way comes: the difference between sea snakes and eels. By Emily Brauner, for the Ocean Conservancy blog.
- Catch and deceased. By Christopher Pollon, for Hakai.
- Why Atlantic species are invading the Arctic. By Eli Kintisch, for Vox.
- New Brunswick fishermen not happy with rules to protect whales. By Alexander Quon, for Global News.
- Chinese fish farm tests the waters with the world’s largest salmon cage. By Frank Tang, for the South China Morning Post.
- Unique Amazon coral reef at risk from oil drilling. By Amelia Urry, for OceansDeeply.
- Feds agree to list 75 remaining pink dolphins as endangered. By Ramona Young-Grindle, for Courthouse News
- How to save the high seas. By Olive Heffernan, for Nature.
Please add your own cuttings and spoils in the comments!
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