After shocking die-off, Oregon sea stars stage an epic comeback

Bruce Menge led a new study that shows sea stars are rebounding after wasting disease decimated their numbers in 2014.

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Exploring Oregon’s ocean at Listening to the Land

Kirsten Grorud-Colvert will present a talk, "Into the Deep: Exploring Oregon's Ocean," at 6 pm, Wednesday, May 18 at Seaside Public Library.

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Florida Lionfish War Heats Up

Researchers in the Hixon Lab found that one lionfish can consume 20 small fish in just 30 minutes.

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Waters off North America's west coast affected by climate change

A panel, co-chaired by Francis Chan, has published its findings on ocean acidification and calls for immediate action.

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Lubchenco receives Linus Pauling Legacy Award

Jane Lubchenco received the 2016 Linus Pauling Legacy Award in recognition of her outstanding achievement in marine ecology.

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Teaching Marine Biology Writing in the Field: An Interview with Sally Hacker

BI 450 Marine Biology is now a WIC course. Co-instructor Sally Hacker discusses this popular course that's taught each spring at Hatfield Marine Science Center.

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Are Hatcheries Helping, or Hurting, Wild Fish Populations?

Mike Blouin has long known that fish raised in hatheries are different than wild fish. He and his team discovered hundreds of genes are expressed differently.

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OSU partners on $3.2 million study to probe a costly potato pest

Dee Denver is part of an international team studying potato cyst nematodes and searching for more environmentally friendly control strategies.

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Effect of Hatcheries on Fish

OPB's Dave Miller interviewed Mike Blouin for the radio program Think Out Loud. Listen to Mike's discussion of wild vs. hatchery salmon.

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New Species of Prehistoric Flower Discovered Preserved in Amber

George Poinar discovered two tiny flowers preserved in amber from the Dominican Republic.

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