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WATCH: Baby orca spotted with endangered southern resident pod

VANCOUVER – A newborn orca has been spotted off the west coast.

The Centre for Whale Research posted a notice saying the new calf was spotted off the Washington Coast with L-Pod. 77 more words

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How Do You Keep Invasive Species out of America’s Largest Marine Reserve?

From Honolulu, it takes a day and a half to get there by boat. But Scott Godwin, an expert in the ways “alien” marine life can travel and take hold in new places, knows what is at risk. 1,568 more words

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Science Fun: Get Your Oceanography On

Last month, I started a little feature where I share links for fun things to do based on a particular area of science. For January, … 432 more words

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Science for the People: Superstorm

This week, Science for the People is exploring the evolving frontier of extreme weather, and how it’s influenced by our warming planet. Desiree Schell talks about the largest Atlantic storm system ever recorded with… 57 more words

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Tides and Currents South OC Beaches Today


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02/27 Fri 04:24 AM 4.63 H
02/27 Fri 11:55 AM 0.08 L
02/27 Fri 06:30 PM 3.43 H
02/27 Fri 11:22 PM 1.96 L… 7 more words

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Honey Girl gives birth! First monk seal born in Hawaii in 2015


Meet the first Hawaiian monk seal pup born in the main Hawaiian islands in 2015.

The pup was born Wednesday at around 2:30 p.m. on Oahu’s North Shore. 190 more words

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NOAA Reports Third Baby Orca Born In Recent Months

SEATTLE (AP) - U.S. scientists following endangered killer whales from a research vessel have spotted a newborn orca off the coast of Washington state.

A biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says they spotted the calf on Wednesday with other whales in the “L” pod, one of three families of southern resident killer whales that frequent inland Washington waters. 89 more words

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