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Stanford ocean and engineering experts discuss scale of plastic waste problem and potential solutions

Driven by public pressure, governments and corporations are considering eliminating or phasing out single-use plastics such as straws. Stanford experts discuss the limitations of these bans and the potential for meaningful change.
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May 31, 2011

Jaws of Life -- The Peter Benchley Ocean Awards News

News Source: The Huffington Post.  Dr. Stephen Palumbi, Director of Stanford University's Hopkins Marine Station in Monterey, wins award for his scientific research on ocean conservation.

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May 31, 2011

Mellow Corals Beat the Heat

News Source: ScienceNews.  The Center's Dr. Stephen Palumbi weighs in on a study that found that coral species that overreact to distress signals from algae are more likely to succumb to warming.

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May 30, 2011

Experts Create First Legal Roadmap to Tackle Ocean Acidification ‘Hotspots’

News Source: World.edu.  Ocean acidification, usually associated with global greenhouse gas emissions, is also caused by coastal pollution and other local sources that can be managed under existing laws, according to a research team led by the Center for Ocean Solutions.

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May 30, 2011

Science Paper: Existing Regulations Can Tackle Local Ocean Acidification

News Source: SciGuru.  Ocean acidification is a complex global problem, but there also are a number of local acidification "hotspots" plaguing coastal communities that don't require international attention - and which can be addressed now.

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