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Stanford researchers find that swarms of tiny organisms mix nutrients in ocean waters

John Dabiri, Stephen Monosmith, Jeff Koseff and graduate students have studied how brine shrimp move in the lab to better understand the impact plankton and organisms like krill have on ocean waters. It turns out, when tiny organisms move en masse, they churn the water more than expected and might be critical to ocean dynamics.
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May 31, 2011

The Woman Who Saved Monterey Bay

News Source: Discovery News.  "The Death and Life of Monterey Bay", co-authored by Dr. Stephen Palumbi of Stanford University's Hopkins Station, chronicles the history of Monterey Bay from its historical whaling and sardine canning days to its present status as a tourist mecca for wildlife viewing.

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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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