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Latest Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Stories

2014-04-14 12:26:01

STE announces SAVE THE EARTH DAY song, guitar auction, co sponsorship of symposium with Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, endorses new book EMOTION FOR THE OCEAN PALM DESERT, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Save the Earth Foundation (STE) has released SAVE THE EARTH DAY a new song and video with the message that every day is Earth Day. Go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3VgzBLhIrE to watch and listen. PSA versions of the new song can also be heard on...

2013-12-04 23:22:27

Don't Miss Whalefest Monterey in the Whale Watching Capital of the World! Inspire - Educate - Explore - Empower - Protect Our Beautiful Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Monterey, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 To the delight of thousands of whale watchers, hundreds of humpback whales, orcas, dolphins and pelicans have been feasting recently on an amazing invasion of anchovies in the Monterey Bay, located in Monterey, California. A very special festival celebrates its 4th year in...

California Biologist Charged With Feeding Killer Whales
2012-01-06 13:39:44

A California marine biologist and whale-watching tour operator has been charged with violating a federal law that prohibits disturbing killer whales in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. The Associated Press reports that on Wednesday, charges were brought against Nancy Black saying that she had violated the Marine Mammal Protection Act, which, among other things, makes it illegal to feed marine mammals such as dolphins, sea lions and whales. Ms. Black, who owns and operates...

2011-10-21 09:10:14

Report highlights local, regional, global stressors to Keys marine ecosystem NOAA scientists have found that pressure from increasing coastal populations, ship and boat groundings, marine debris, poaching, and climate change are critically threatening the health of the Florida Keys ecosystem. Many historically abundant marine resources such as green sea turtles and coral habitat continue to be at risk with low rates of recovery. The findings were released today in the Condition Report...

2010-08-13 13:11:00

PALM DESERT, Calif., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Save the Earth has organized a very unique fundraiser, which is scheduled to start in the middle of August at the famous Monterey Bay, located on California's Central Pacific Ocean Coast. Monterey Bay, with its pristine world-renowned and bio-diverse waters, was chosen as the fundraiser's kick-off point. The National Marine Sanctuary Program manages these waters along with the help from many concerned and active local residents, who...

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2009-06-19 10:37:41

A new NOAA report on the health of Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary indicates that the overall condition of the sanctuary's marine life and habitats is fair to good, but identifies several emerging threats to sanctuary resources. "Global issues of concern such as marine debris, ocean acidification and invasive species have the potential to degrade fragile sanctuary resources and habitats," said Dan Howard, sanctuary superintendent. "This report provides a baseline for monitoring changes...

2009-04-20 10:25:00

PALM DESERT, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terrell Owens, wide receiver of the Buffalo Bills has joined The Rolling Stones, Steve Miller Band, The Jonas Brothers, and other luminaries in a generous assist to the Save The Earth Foundation. Mr. Owens will be signing three Save The Earth T-shirts set to be auctioned on the Save The Earth web site during their annual on line Earth Day celebration. Save The Earth Foundation functions as a non-profit public benefit corporation...

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2009-02-12 11:08:01

Over the last two decades, marine biologists have discovered lush forests of deep-sea corals and sponges growing on seamounts (underwater mountains) offshore of the California coast. It has generally been assumed that many of these animals live only on seamounts, and are found nowhere else. However, two new research papers show that most seamount animals can also be found in other deep-sea areas. Seamounts, however, do support particularly large, dense clusters of these animals. These...