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Human footprint in the abyss: 30 year records of deep-sea plastic debris

This study reports plastic debris pollution in the deep-sea based on the information from a recently developed database. The Global Oceanographic Data Center (GODAC) of the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) launched the Deep-sea Debris Database for public use in March 2017. 207 more words

Publications

Marine Biology

-Captain! Something is approaching. Something big!

Captain Johnson looked at the radar. It was big. Big as a whale, or even bigger. There were no whales on fifteen thousand feet depth. 441 more words

Fiction

John’s Horror Corner: The Creature Below (2016, aka The Dark Below), a British tentacle monster movie that makes an effort.

MY CALL: A perfectly serviceable bad movie that really tries to be good, and fails. Nothing special here. You won’t miss anything if you just move on.  417 more words

John Leavengood

Recent Reads: The Deep by Nick Cutter

The Deep by Nick Cutter
(Simon and Schuster, 2015, 394 pgs)

A disease is spreading with no signs of slowing down. Nicknamed “the ‘Gets,” it causes people to slowly forget everything they know, eventually causing complete catatonia and death. 858 more words