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California Sea Otters

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Everyone loves sea otters — they’re entertaining, interesting, and just so darned cute! But there’s a lot we might not know about these marine animals who populate our coastal areas. Sea otters are an “indicator species” for environmental health, and

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Should We Fear Red Tides?

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Why did your grandfather tell you to only eat shellfish during months that contained an “r”? This advice that we now know to be myth, comes from the fear of contaminated shellfish from harmful algal blooms (HABs). We talk with

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