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A Drop in the Ocean?

"Today, we fish, mine, drill, and extract pretty much everyplace. As a result, the natural safe havens for wildlife have disappeared," says Jane Lubchenco in a recent paper on marine protected areas.

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ESA Selects 2018 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Recipients

Congratulations to Jenna Sullivan on receiving an ESA graduate student policy award! She will travel to Washington, D.C. for policy experience and training. 

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The World Has Two Years to Meet Marine Protection Goal. Can It Be Done?

The U.N. has a goal of protecting 10% of the ocean by 2020, but according to a recent study by Kirsten Grorud-Colvert and collaborators, we're not even half way there.

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USGS and NASA Team Up to Help Scientists Study the “Social Networks” of Wildlife

A small, solar-powered  tag clipped to a sea  otter's flipper will help Zach Randell and other scientists better understand sea otters' community structure, survival rates, disease transmission and more.

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The Oregon Ocean Acid Test

Citizen scientists help gather data for Francis Chan's marine ecology studies. He says Oregon's coastal waters are a world hotspot of ocean acidification.

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