OC Overview for the Week of January 28 2019

OC Overview

Dan Haifley, Our Ocean Backyard: The philosophy of tide pools and our interconnected environment

https://www.santacruzsentinel.com/2019/01/26/dan-haifley-our-ocean-backy...

Japan to resume commercial whaling a day after leaving conservation body

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/japan-whale-hunting-leaving-i...

Marine mammal and sea turtle populations benefitting from Endangered Species Act listing

https://news.mongabay.com/2019/01/marine-mammal-and-sea-turtle-populatio...

The Gnawing Question of Saltwater Beavers

https://www.hakaimagazine.com/features/the-gnawing-question-of-saltwater...

The ocean is full of drifting DNA. The United States needs to collect it, researchers say

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/01/ocean-full-drifting-dna-us-needs...

These Arctic glaciers are smaller than ever before in human history

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2019/01/baffin-island-gla...

It's now legal to kill sea lions that are threatening salmon in the Pacific Northwest

https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/28/us/sea-lions-killed-save-salmon-trnd/inde...

First Nation sues Canadian federal government over fish farm licenses

https://www.nationalfisherman.com/national-international/first-nation-su...

Controversial European policy bans ships from throwing unwanted fish overboard

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/01/controversial-european-policy-ba...

Oceans Are Getting Louder, Posing Potential Threats to Marine Life

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/22/science/oceans-whales-noise-offshore-...

EU proposes ban on 90% of microplastic pollutants

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jan/30/eu-european-union-pr...

Brexit preparedness: European Commission adopts two contingency proposals to help mitigate impact of “no-deal” Brexit on EU fisheries

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-19-584_en.htm

Commission lifts “yellow card” from Thailand for its actions against illegal fishing

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-19-61_en.htm

Extreme anti-GM opponents know the least about the science

http://www.anthropocenemagazine.org/2019/01/extreme-anti-gm-opponents-kn...

Microplastics cause mussels to lose their grip

https://www.mcsuk.org/news/mussels-losing-grip

Liberia's eco-vigilantes score arresting success in struggle to end illegal fishing

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jan/28/liberia-eco-vigilant...

 

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