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At the Bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, Corals and Diversity Suffered After Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Five Years Later

This is the second in a series of stories over the coming weeks looking at various topics related to the response, the Natural Resource Damage Assessment science, restoration efforts, and the future of the Gulf of Mexico. 1,360 more words


Orca Baby Boom Hits in Washington

The endangered population of killer whales that spend time in Washingtonstate waters is experiencing a baby boom with a fourth baby orca documented this winter. 361 more words


Tides and Currents South OC Beaches Today

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04/01 Wed 08:07 AM 4.65 H
04/01 Wed 02:29 PM 0.13 L
04/01 Wed 08:40 PM 4.6 H

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Dumping of dead sea turtle in trash can under investigation

Ocean wildlife officials are investigating a dead sea turtle that was recently found in a trash can at Maili Beach.

The Endangered Species branch of NOAA brought the turtle back to its facility where they will do a necropsy to determine how it died. 113 more words


Tides and Currents South OC Beaches Today

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03/31 Tue 07:32 AM 4.56 H
03/31 Tue 02:04 PM 0.1 L
03/31 Tue 08:18 PM 4.38 H

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Dr. Jane Lubchenco Receives Tyler Award

Jane Lubchenco, the University Distinguished Professor of Marine Biology at Oregon State University, today was named as one of two recipients of the 2015 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, a prestigious award made for leadership in conservation and sustainability policies. 457 more words


Survey indicates Cook Inlet beluga numbers increased slightly; population still not recovering (Alaska, USA)

March 30th, 2015. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The federal estimate of the number of beluga whales in Alaska’s Cook Inlet increased slightly in 2014, but researchers conclude the population remains in danger of extinction. 256 more words

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