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Storm Water Runoff

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Would you want to swim in automobile oil and cigarette butts? Surf in lawn pesticides and floating trash? Storm water runoff carries chemicals and waste into the ocean, causing some coastal areas to post access warnings after major rainstorms. We

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Bringing a Kelp Forest Back to Life!

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Imagine a barren underwater “desert” turned back into a lush, healthy habitat in mere months! We talk to David Witting, with NOAA’s Office of Habitat Restoration, about a project to restore kelp off the coast of Southern California by a

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