Marine Biology

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Local Mother Launches Campaign To Protect Stranded Sea Lions From Public

A statewide initiative to protect sick and stranded sea lions along the coast has become one local woman’s personal crusade.

04/20/2015

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Marine Crisis: Over 1,200 Sick Sea Lion Pups Stranded On California Beaches

A record number of sick sea lion pups have been found stranded on the beaches of Southern California, with an unprecedented 1,200 washing up in 2015 so far alone.

03/09/2015

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Volunteers In Palos Verdes Peninsula: Rebuild Kelp Forests And Marine Life Will Come

Kelp in the Palos Verdes Peninsula, one of the most important kelp forest regions on the West Coast, have been hit hard. Kelp forests there have suffered a 76 percent decline over the past century.

11/19/2014

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Blue ‘Sailor Jellies’ Jellyfish Wash Up In Large Numbers Along California Coast

A curious type of jellyfish has been washing up all over the California coastline, from San Francisco to South Bay.

08/18/2014

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Manhattan Beach Man Gets Dramatic Video Of Baby Great White Sharks

The sharks are not looking for human prey. But pray tell, why so many?

06/21/2014

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California Researchers To Monitor State’s Kelp Forests For Fukushima Radioactive Contamination

Researchers from California State University Long Beach are set to monitor the state’s kelp forests for radioactive contamination resulting from the meltdown of Fukushima’s nuclear power plant in Japan.

01/13/2014