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Connecting the Dots for Pacific Marine Life

February 27, 2014 by Beth Slatkin

National Park Service ecologist Sarah Allen has been looking at the “big picture” of marine ecosystem health since the mid-1970s ...

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High tech robots may launch new era in ocean exploration

November 18, 2011 by Alison Hawkes

Four surfboard-sized vehicles set sail off the coast of the San Francisco Bay on Thursday in an attempt to break world records in ocean exploration and robotics. The “wave gliders” will, if successful, traverse the longest distance of any unmanned ocean craft as they cross the Pacific Ocean.

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Turning Back the Plastic Tide

July 01, 2009 by Sue Rosenthal

An innovative program uses albatrosses as “winged ambassadors” to help middle school students learn about the distant consequences of plastics that end up in our ocean.

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