OC Overview for the week of 12 August 2019

OC Overview

Monterey Bay: Following the DNA trail in the Pacific Ocean

https://www.montereyherald.com/2019/08/10/monterey-bay-following-the-dna...

Going Fishing for Ghost Gear

https://www.hakaimagazine.com/news/going-fishing-for-ghost-gear/

Editorial: A plastic bottle ban that’s so crazy it just might work

https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2019-08-08/sfo-plastic-water-bottl...

Oregon fishermen pull debris from ocean, recycle it to generate electricity

https://www.kgw.com/article/tech/science/environment/oregon-fishermen-pu...

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

http://www.anthropocenemagazine.org/2019/08/while-we-debate-geoengineeri...

An Ocean Plastics Field Trip for Corporate Executives

https://www.outsideonline.com/2400590/ocean-plastic-pollution-soulbuffalo

The sustainable surfer: meet the team behind the world's first fully recyclable wetsuit

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/08/the-sustainable-surfer-mee...

Why aren’t we desalinating more ocean water?

https://augustafreepress.com/why-arent-we-desalinating-more-ocean-water/

Designers Propose a Wacky Submarine For Making 'Iceberg Babies' in The Arctic

https://www.sciencealert.com/a-wacky-submarine-designed-to-make-iceberg-...

Ocean rubbish is building up. This artist reveals what’s out there.

https://www.nationalgeographic.co.uk/environment-and-conservation/2019/0...

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...

New York set to work with fishermen on offshore wind research

https://www.nationalfisherman.com/mid-atlantic/new-york-state-to-work-wi...

Largest-ever study of coral communities unlocks global solution to save reefs

https://phys.org/news/2019-08-largest-ever-coral-global-solution-reefs.html

Proposed salmon farm raises environmental concerns in Hebrides

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/aug/12/proposed-salmon-farm-rai...

The demand for luxury shellfish is polluting the ocean with plastic

https://theconversation.com/the-demand-for-luxury-shellfish-is-polluting...

The Endangered Species Act is incredibly popular and effective. Trump is weakening it anyway.

https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2019/8/12/20802132/endangered-spe...

New York Times reporter Ian Urbina on illegal fishing, human rights abuses at sea and his new book, ‘The Outlaw Ocean’

https://oceana.org/blog/new-york-times-reporter-ian-urbina-illegal-fishi...

Beavers on the coast are helping salmon bounce back. Here’s how.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/weather/topstories/beavers-on-the-coast-are-he...

Warm waters across Alaska cause salmon die-offs

https://www.juneauempire.com/news/warm-waters-across-alaska-cause-salmon...

Alaska’s nonprofit hatcheries give us hope for Washington’s salmon runs

https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/alaskas-nonprofit-hatcheries-give-u...

Have we already passed the time to save Puget Sound orcas, task force member asks?

https://www.kuow.org/stories/have-we-already-passed-the-time-to-save-pug...

Both orca babies alive, all 3 southern resident pods spotted

https://q13fox.com/2019/08/14/both-orca-babies-alive-all-3-southern-resi...

Creating productive marine protected areas

http://www.sanjuanjournal.com/life/creating-productive-marine-protected-...

There's a new culture divide between Trump and corporate America

https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/14/politics/plastic-trump-recycling/index.html

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