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Category: SEA Updates


Humpback whales adopting new strategies for hunting?

Read the following article and be amazed at the intelligence demonstrated by humpback whales off of Baranof Island in Southeast Alaska recently.

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Sunflower Stars Now Critically Endangered

With more than 90% of the world’s sunflower starfish gone, it is urgent to do something. Click on the link below to see what is being explored to save the sunflower starfish. Scientists believe “hope is not lost.” https://www.hakaimagazine.com/videos-visuals/sunflower-sea-stars-now-critically-endangered/?omhide=true&utm_source=Hakai+Magazine+Weekly&utm_campaign=a5a8764fd2-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_09_06_COPY_02&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0fc1967411-a5a8764fd2-121639553

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Urchins and Kelp: The need to balance

Throughout the Pacific we are seeing an alarming reduction in the number of kelp forests. The sea star wasting that has been decimating the sea star populations along the US and Canadian West Coast, and the absence of sea otters…

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The Problem is Us

Click on the video below to hear a deeply challenging assessment of the causes of global warming and environmental destruction. It’s sobering. At the same time it is hopeful, because we CAN DO something about it! We just need to…

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Oyster Restoration and Ocean Healing

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW to learn how oyster restoration is being done to rebuild ocean habitat.

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Sei Whale Stranding in Bandon

Written by Diane Bilderback Dave and I are long time Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network (OMMSN) volunteers, and when Jim Rice, OMMSN Coordinator, texted us that a large, live whale was near Face Rock, we needed to get there quickly. …

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Reason for Hope: Post-Pandemic Possibilities of Promise

We all know that we are watching the world change right before our eyes. The question is: will the changes be constructive or destructive? Well, here’s an example of an industry creating a new paradigm that might lead to wonderful…

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Webinar: Regenerative Agriculture: Growing Soil for a Healthy Planet

On Tuesday, August 25, 2020, Dr. Ann Schmierer of Wild Rivers Land Trust presented the webinar you can view below. The topic of “regenerative agriculture” is an extremely important one as it addresses climate change, air pollution, and water pollution….

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Seabed mining and the threats it poses

Environmental horrors have been happening throughout history. But with today’s technology, the degree of environmental devastation has increased astronomically. Read the following articles on Seabed Mining to understand the threat that our ocean floor faces. Seabed Mining Threatens West Coast…

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Capturing Carbon with Underwater Gardening

Maybe you’ve heard about the crisis in kelp worldwide. It has been disappearing at warp speed as climate change and urchin proliferation have destroyed nearly 90% of the world’s kelp forests. Take a look at this article and see what…

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