OC Overview for the week of 05 August 2019

OC Overview

Seabirds that eat plastic—and live—have major health problems

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2019/08/seabirds-eat-plastic-major-health-effects/

Arctic buoy with yearlong Beluga recordings salvaged by Swedish icebreaker

https://en.mercopress.com/2019/08/05/arctic-buoy-with-yearlong-beluga-recordings-salvaged-by-swedish-icebreaker

Bipartisan Bill To Restore And Conserve Coral Reefs

https://mauinow.com/2019/08/03/bipartisan-bill-to-restore-and-conserve-coral-reefs/

Arctic study to shed light on organisms key to the food chain

https://phys.org/news/2019-08-arctic-key-food-chain.html

Why Is There So Much Oil in the Arctic?

https://www.livescience.com/66008-why-oil-in-arctic.html

73% Of Sea Turtles Killed In 2019 Died From Vessel Strikes: AMCS

https://patch.com/new-york/northfork/73-sea-turtles-killed-2019-died-vessel-strikes-amcs

New study shows migratory tuna species are spawning in Pacific Marine Protected Area

https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/492713692/new-study-shows-migratory-tuna-species-are-spawning-in-pacific-marine-protected-area

Industrial fishing boats leave few safe havens for sharks on the high seas

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02357-2

The Arctic Fires Are Making Climate Change Worse

https://www.outsideonline.com/2400498/arctic-fires-creating-feedback-loop-climate

New poll finds the US generally trusts scientists, with some exceptions

https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/08/us-mostly-trusts-scientists-but-republicans-have-issues-on-the-environment/

Where are the salmon and the orcas? Tribe, scientists grapple with unprecedented disappearance in Washington waters

https://www.seattletimes.com/subscribe/signup-offers/?pw=redirect&subsource=paywall&return=https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/environment/lummi-scientists-grapple-with-unprecedented-dearth-of-chinook-salmon-southern-resident-orcas/

 While we debate geoengineering the ocean, it seems we’re already doing it

http://www.anthropocenemagazine.org/2019/08/while-we-debate-geoengineering-the-ocean-it-seems-were-already-doing-it/?utm_source=Anthropocene&utm_campaign=ef838491ba-Anthropocene+science+to+AM&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_ececcea89a-ef838491ba-294271861

More than 100 years of Arctic sea ice volume reconstructed with help from historic ships’ logbooks

https://www.washington.edu/news/2019/08/08/more-than-100-years-of-arctic-sea-ice-volume-reconstructed-with-help-from-historic-ships-logbooks/

Russia’s Floating Nuclear Plant to Make its Way Across the Arctic

https://www.maritime-executive.com/editorials/russia-s-floating-nuclear-plant-to-make-its-way-across-the-arctic

Venice asks other ports to help find solution to cruise ship problems

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/03/venice-asks-other-ports-to-help-find-solution-to-cruise-ship-problems?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

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