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Study of Pacific predators shows importance of biological “hotspots”

Posted by: | June 23, 2011 Comments Off on Study of Pacific predators shows importance of biological “hotspots” |

NEWPORT, Ore. – An unprecedented decade-long study of apex predators in the Pacific Ocean found a wider range of distribution among some species than previously thought, unknown relationships between other species, and the importance of biological “hotspots” to the survival of most of these sea creatures. The field program, dubbed Tagging of Pacific Predators – […]

under: journal articles, marine mammals, marine science, news, Oregon State University, research

New video explains Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning

Posted by: | June 23, 2011 Comments Off on New video explains Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning |

Coastal and marine spatial planning is a critical emerging topic in ocean management, policy and science – and a major thrust of Oregon Sea Grant’s strategic plan for the coming years. It’s all about managing multiple ocean uses and needs in ways that minimize conflict, protect vital resources and sustain the ocean’s ability to provide […]

under: marine spatial planning, National Sea Grant Program, ocean law and policy, videos

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