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10 March 2008
  (Santa Barbara, Calif.) –– As oceans warm and become more acidic, ocean creatures are undergoing severe stress and entire food webs are at risk. The information was presented by scientists at a press briefing on February 17 at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of...
10 March 2008
  (Santa Barbara, Calif.) –– Unique, collaborative ways to manage fisheries are emerging in Southern California. Currently the California spiny lobster is being scrutinized as Californians evaluate the first five years of marine reserves in the Channel Islands area. An innovative collaboration has...
19 February 2008
  (Santa Barbara, Calif.) –– Methane, a potent greenhouse gas, is emitted in great quantities as bubbles from seeps on the ocean floor near Santa Barbara. About half of these bubbles dissolve into the ocean, but the fate of this dissolved methane remains uncertain. Researchers at the University of...

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