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Oregon Sea Grant fact sheets win Apex Award of Excellence

Posted by: | June 28, 2011 Comments Off on Oregon Sea Grant fact sheets win Apex Award of Excellence |

A set of nine Oregon Sea Grant fact sheets about low impact development has won an Award of Excellence in the “Green” Electronic Media and Video category of the 2011 Apex Awards. According to Apex, there were 3,329 entries in this year’s competition. Awards were based on “excellence in graphic design, editorial content, and the […]

under: awards, engineering, environment, news, Oregon Sea Grant, outreach and engagement, publications, technology, water quality & conservation, watersheds

Ocean acidification: Trouble for oysters

Posted by: | June 28, 2011 Comments Off on Ocean acidification: Trouble for oysters |

Could increases in ocean acidity be partly to blame for larval die-offs that have plagued Northwest oyster producers for much of the past decade? Scientists and growers believe that may be the case – and they’re struggling to help the region’s lucrative shellfish industry adapt to the risk. In a recent blog post for the […]

under: aquaculture, climate, environment, marine science, ocean acidification, research, seafood, shellfish, water quality & conservation

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