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Tsunami Debris Could Harbor Invasive Species, Experts Warn
2012-06-08 05:45:18

While the 70-foot-long dock that washed ashore at an Oregon beach earlier this week may not be radioactively harmful or contain to chemical contaminants, scientists are warning that it is likely home to a different sort of threat.

Ocean Acidification Linked With Larval Oyster Failure in Hatcheries
2012-04-13 03:43:11

Increase in ocean acidification led to collapse of oyster seed production at Oregon hatchery.

2012-04-11 22:27:50

Researchers at Oregon State University have definitively linked an increase in ocean acidification to the collapse of oyster seed production at a commercial oyster hatchery in Oregon, where larval growth had declined to a level considered by the owners to be “non-economically viable.”

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2010-02-23 12:20:00

A new study suggests that sperm whales may team up and work cooperatively to hunt down and corral their food.

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2010-01-11 06:35:00

Thousands of San Francisco's famous sea lions are now calling the Oregon Coast home after their mysterious disappearance from San Francisco's famous Pier 39.

2009-08-05 12:56:45

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Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.