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Gaining a better understanding of the seas through citizen science

Twice a day, every day, Kera Mathes hops aboard a ship that sets off from Long Beach Harbor in California. As education specialist at the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific, she helps visitors aboard the ship identify the animals… Read More
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More Whales Means More Productive Oceans

As large whales – such as the sperm, humpback, gray, blue, and right – have started to slowly recover in recent years from centuries of overhunting, scientists are discovering that these large animals are very important to our… Read More
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Part 3: Certain Whales Might Adjust Their Hearing Sensitivity to Loud Noises

Written By Susan Kahoud – Navy Sonar and bombs used in anti-submarine war games, and Oil company sonar used to locate undersea oil deposits, can disturb, hurt, and kill seals, whales, and dolphins. At issue now is how… Read More
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