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Save the Pacific Bluefin Tuna

"Bluefin tuna are powerful ocean predators," writes Jane Lubchenco in her New York Times op ed. "There's just one fatal flaw in their torpedo-like design: Their flesh is delicious to humans and worth a lot of money." The result is rampant overfishing.

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Marine incentives programs work to address multiple ocean threats

Whether economic or social, incentive-based solutions may be one of the best options for progress in reducing the multiple impacts to our oceans, according to recent findings from Jane Lubchenco and colleagues.

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Rockfish siblings shed new light on how offspring diffuse and disperse

Su Sponaugle, Daniel Ottmann and Kirsten Grorud-Colvert's research finds that rockfish stick together in sibling groups, rather than dispersing chaotically. 

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History Makers 2016: Dr. Jane Lubchenco

Congratulations to Jane Lubchenco on receiving the Oregon History Makers medal from the Oregon Historical Society! Jane reflects on her life as a marine biologist and her hope for the future of conservation in this KGW video.

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OSU scientists release findings in global kelp ecosystem study

"Kelp forests are cold-water, fast-growing species that can apparently withstand many types of environmental disturbances," says Mark Novak.

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