OC Overview for the Week of June 11, 2018

OC Overview

Ecological “law” turns out to just be the result of us fishing

New research is breaking down Heincke's law. Instead of previous assumptions that older fish preferred deeper depths because of societal shunning or temperature, these fish are most likely traveling deep to escape from being food for us. Live and learn, fish style. (via Ars Technica

I asked 15 ocean plastic pollution experts about the Ocean Cleanup project, and they have concerns

Southern Fried Science dives into the effectiveness of the Ocean Cleanup Project through comparing responses from an interview with the COO of the Project against ocean plastic experts. Let's just say, most experts are wary of the Project's usefulness. (via SouthernFriedScience).

Supreme Court tie favors Indian tribes in Washington state culvert fight


National Geographic Awards Innovators Combating Illegal Fishing


Antarctic ice loss has tripled in a decade. If that continues, we are in serious trouble.


Scientists at USGS face new scrutiny on research presentations