Trust in animals and hope for internet

Raye and Nick are back again to bring you a variety of news! Raye stays on the topic of animals reporting an invasive-mussel sniffing dogs and fish dependent penguins, while Nick dives into a NOAA / NASA partnership that lightens darkened vessels. 


Mongabay: Monitoring hack shines a light on fishing boats operating under cover of dark

This study “Cross-Matching VIIRS Boat Detections with Vessel Monitoring System Tracks in Indonesia” is available Open Access at

KOMO News: Rescue dog trained to sniff out invasive mussels in Wash.

Science Daily: Penguins and their chicks' responses to local fish numbers informs marine conservation

Intro-Outro song by Kurt Vile, "I Wanted Everything". Want to listen to the full track? Find it here.

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