Sharks, Climate Change, and What Can Be Done
January 17, 2019

by Apryl Boyle, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of El Porto Shark The importance of sharks in climate change is not simply overlooked, but often unexpected. The relationship between these top predators and their role in our global climate continue …

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AltaSea: Trending – August 8, 2018
August 8, 2018

A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. MARINE SCIENCE Should You Let a Shrimp Clean Your Teeth? (National Geographic) Cleaner shrimp make everyone smile, but videos show they don’t mind making those smiles even brighter.  …

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Styrofoam Pollution and the Ocean
July 13, 2018

By Mary Luna, Coastal and Marine Scientist, Heal the Bay During my student days I used to drive from downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica for a relaxing run on the sand. I’ve always found the shoreline a peaceful place. …

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Reduce Plastic Pollution: AB 1884
July 2, 2018

By California Assembly Majority Leader Ian Calderon (D-Whittier), author of Assembly Bill 1884, which calls upon dine-in, full service restaurants to have a straws-upon-request policy. The California Coastal Commission has recorded roughly 835,425 plastic straws and stirrers collected between 1988 …

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AltaSea: Trending – June 11, 2018
June 11, 2018

A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. MARINE SCIENCE A robot submarine found the ‘Holy Grail of shipwrecks.’ It’s worth billions. (The Washington Post) The San José, the largest galleon and the flagship of one …

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