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Coast & Ocean

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

California Coast & Ocean is dedicated to balanced, in-depth reporting on conservation and development issues along the state’s entire coastline, in its watersheds, and the ocean. Each quarterly issue contains timely articles with insider perspectives and a sense of history about trends, issues, and controversies that are shaping the future of the coast.

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No Normal for Coastal Waters

October 01, 2009 by Aleta George

Nesting failures for cormorants on the Farallones and Alcatraz are just the most obvious expression of unprecedented, and confusing, conditions faced by wildlife in the waters off our shores.

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Plastic Pollution in the Ocean and What You Can Do About It

July 01, 2009 by Sue Rosenthal

An extensive resource list and tips on how to minimize your plastic use and how to keep what plastic you do use from ending up in the ocean.

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New Google Earth: Going Underwater and Back in Time

February 02, 2009 by Dan Rademacher

At the California Academy on Sciences on February 2, Google announced a new version of Google Earth that holds tremendous promise for conservationists worldwide, and no shortage of data on the underwater world just off our coast.

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Letter from the Publisher

October 01, 2007 by David Loeb

As we enter the last weeks of the dry season and await the return of the rains that will put

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Ocean Resources

October 01, 2007 by Sue Rosenthal

I. LEARN MORE
A. OUR NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES
Encyclopedia of the SanctuariesOnline guide to over 100 marine species from each

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What Are Marine Protected Areas?

October 01, 2007 by Marilyn Hope Smulyan

MPAs are designated areas along and off the coast, within the three-mile limit of state waters, intended to protect critical

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A Moveable Feast

July 01, 2007 by Kathleen M. Wong

Fog rolling over Twin Peaks may not seem like a boon for salmon, sea lions, and blue whales, but it is. Coastal upwelling is the phenomenon that brings nutrient-rich colder water to the ocean surface just off our coast most every spring and summer, and that means fog for us and plenty of food for everything from phytoplankton to humpback whales.

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The Simple Life of a Sailor

April 01, 2007 by Michael Stocker

Usually around late April, following spring storms, Northern California beaches are littered with something that looks like gobs of purple-tinted slimy cellophane.

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Book Review: Wave-Swept Shore: The Rigors of Life on a Rocky Coast

October 01, 2006 by Dan Rademacher

Wave-Swept Shore: The Rigors of Life on a Rocky Coast, text by Mimi Koehl, Photographs by Anne Wertheim Rosenfeld, UC

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