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The Boneyard has been revived at Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs! The Boneyard is a paleo-blog carnival, and the only of its kind. Glad to see it be revived as there are very little places for aggregating the best paleobiology posts.

Today marks the end of an Ocean of Pseudoscience Week on the Southern Fried Science network (and friends). It was awesome week and loads of fun to read. Start with Its an Ocean of Pseudoscience Week! at Southern Fried Science. My favorite posts are:

Mark Powell discusses the recent kerfuffle raised by Jennifer Jacquet and colleagues on the efficacy of Marine Stewardship Council certified fisheries.

A very interesting read about Sea Shepherd’s strategy at Iron Dice, a blog about strategy and chance. He dissects Sea Shepherd’s strategy and offers to them free-of-charge a strategy with a higher chance of success.

[…]. My wife feels a little more strongly about whaling and Whale Wars mostly pisses her off. Her outlook on the show is, “I hate whaling, but it’s a tragedy that these morons are the face of the anti-whaling movement.”

While I don’t feel strongly enough about whaling to make a monetary donation, as a thank-you for the hours of entertainment I have decided to offer the Sea Shepherds some free strategic analysis.[…]

World’s ‘oldest beer’ found in a shipwreck in the Baltic Sea.

The surprising history behind the yellow flag with the rattlesnake on it that says “Don’t tread on me” provided by the maritime blog Tugster. How it was created by Benjamin Franklin, used as a Navy jack in the Revolution and subsequently hijacked by the Tea Party movement.

The food blog Chow asks if the invasive Lionfish is the ultimate sustainable seafood.

The last Maritime Monday over gCaptain. Hilarity ensues.

Horrific and amazing aerial views of the Oil Spill (remember that little thing?) by photographer Edward Burtynsky.

Arthur White writes about mapping subsurface oil plumes in the Gulf as part of an oil spill response expedition.

A nice post on nutrients as part of Bluegrass Blue Crab’s Chemistry of the Great Big Blue series on Southern Fried Science.

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