latimes.com/news/local/la-me-whales22-2009aug22,0,5581976.story latimes.com Whales face danger from ships in Santa Barbara Channel Patches of krill draw blue whales to the surface, putting them in peril of being hit by vessels in shipping lanes between the Channel Islands and the mainland. By… Read More ›
Month: August 2009
East Coast Salmon Return, Bluefin Tuna Suffers, Sunset Magazine’s Seafood Guide
Seafood Situations brings seafood enthusiasts the good news and the news we wish we did not have to hear.
Mermaid Tears — Another Nautical Disaster
From my window, the Pacific Ocean looks endless and impenetrable. It is so big, that surely, one little accidental drop of trash, like a plastic bottle that blew out from my hands, could not hurt this water giant.
NOAA Determines Likely Cause of Ca. Sea Lion Strandings
Information on Recent Strandings and Non-traditional Haulout Site Use by Pinnipeds in California Presented by NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service Southwest Regional Office August 11, 2009 There was a disruption in the coastal upwelling process off central and northern… Read More ›
International Coastal Clean-up Day, Sept. 19
Call for Coastal Clean Up Volunteers.
Updates on River Trash, Protected Marine Areas, & Sea Otter Release
Current Conditions recaps stories about the Merrimack River clean up, newly appointed Marine reserves, and the release of a rehabilitated California Sea Otter.
Vacationers Get Polluted Beaches That Brew Infectious Water and Sand
Polluted beaches dampen summer vacations