Washington Sea Grant
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Events & Issues
- Why blue whales aren’t recovering off the Pacific Coast: Because they’ve already recovered to pre-whaling levels. Those are the surprising findings of a newly published paper by 2013 Sea Grant/NOAA Fisheries fellow Cole Monnahan and André Punt and Trevor Branch, who've received other research support from WSG. Read more at Cole’s blog.
- Elwha River Update: Coastal Hazards Specialist Ian Miller offers four summer observations from the Elwha River Delta.
- What is killing young salmon in Puget Sound? Science Writing Fellow Megsie Siple tackles this question in the first of a two-part article in the Encyclopedia of Puget Sound.
- Shoreline Monitoring Toolbox: WSG partners with the Puget Sound Ecosystem Monitoring Program in developing the Shoreline Monitoring Toolbox, an online resource that provides simple, affordable, and standardized approaches to monitor nearshore sites in Puget Sound.
- Ocean Acidification in the Pacific Northwest. Along with a major update on our ocean acidification activities—including outreach, education and research at Sea Grant and beyond—we just published a new fact sheet, Ocean Acidification in the Pacific Northwest.
- Climate Adaptation Survey: Now available, the results from a survey of Washington state coastal practitioners and elected officials to understand their current role in climate change adaptation and the hurdles they face.