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Staff Spotlight: Collin Closek
"Oceans by Design" Winter Course
Fish give up the fight after coral bleaching
Ocean Design Fellow discusses virtual reality and coral reefs with Forbes
Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions Early Career Fellow Collin Closek featured in Fall Newsletter's Staff Spotlight. 
New course taught by COS and d.school Ocean Design Fellows
New research shows how fish can act as early warning sign for climate change impacts. 
COS' Ocean Design Fellow Dr. Erika Woolsey featured on Forbes discussing how innovative technology advances her work on coral reefs.

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