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    Living with Wildlife: Mountain Lions

    Learn about living with large predators through the masterful storytelling of former park ranger David Thompson.

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    Oceanscape Explorer Video News

    These downloadable videos are designed to tackle exploration and conservation topics in greater detail and from the perspective of young adults.

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    Year of the Vaquita 2017 December Update

    As 2017 comes to a close, we conclude our Year of the Vaquita with new curriculum, classroom resources and the launch of our video news magazine, OCEANSCAPE EXPLORER.

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    Swim Bladders and Giant Bellies

    Researcher April Cook looks at two particularly unusual adaptations of deep sea fish — one that deals with buoyancy and another helps them process food in a nutrient poor environment.

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    Silver Camouflaging and the Deep Sea

    Many deep-sea animals are red in color to help them hide in the darkness, but in this blog Dr. Tammy Frank explains why so many are silver.

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    North Pacific Gray Whale Populations: The Eastern/Western Paradox

    This public program looks at the conservation strategies for the eastern and western populations of gray whales.

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    Stranded Juvenile Green Sea Turtle Passes Away

    The Oregon Coast Aquarium announces sad news about the latest stranded turtle found on a local beach.

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    Ocean Babies

    Team members Sebastian Velez and Laura Timm study baby animals to help assess the health and future of marine populations

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    Mysteries of the Deep Sea

    Dr. Heather Bracken-Grissom and Kris Clark take a closer look at some unusual deep-sea animals and the longstanding mysteries that surround them.

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    Fish Parasites

    Matt Woodstock discusses how parasites can affect deep-sea fish, even in environments which are hostile toward them.

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    Get Ready for Winter Weather Hazards

    Get ready for winter weather hazards by visiting NOAA's Winter Safety website.

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    NOAA Issues Warning about Leptospirosis and Sea Lions in Oregon and Along the West Coast

    A warning has been issued to beachcombers about a contagious disease now confirmed in some sea lions.

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    STEM Professional Development Opportunities in Oregon

    There are several new STEM Professional Development opportunities for educators coming up on the coast!

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    Whale Watching Spoken Here 2017-18

    Enjoy two opportunities to spot migrating gray whales with the experts from Whale Watching Spoken Here.

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    2017 Victorian Holiday Celebration at Yaquina Head

    Take a step back in time to relive the 19th century holiday traditions celebrated by the families of Yaquina Head’s lighthouse keepers in this family friendly event.

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    Fall-Winter CoastWatch Events for Lincoln County

    Check out these Fall and Winter events from CoastWatch related to the King Tides and citizen science projects.

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    Deep Corals of PIPA: Wrap Up

    The expedition has wrapped. Here's a look back at all the amazing work and discoveries from the last month in the Phoenix Islands chain.

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    A Natural Experiment

    Anna Gauthier, a Ph.D. candidate at Harvard University, talks about the importance of microbes on all forms of life — including those in the deep sea.

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    Chasing Ghosts

    Dr. Rotjan offers this light-hearted look at how the crew spent their Halloween aboard the R/V Falkor.

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    Marvelous Malheur: Animals and Ecosystems

    The Malheur National Wildlife Refuge is a diverse and fascinating place to view different ecosystems and animals. Learn more about it.

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    Established in the early twentieth century after the area's bird population was decimated by hunting, the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge is today one of the best birding sites in Oregon.

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    Sampling and Squishy Fingers: Week 3 Wrap Up

    Photo journalist Thom Hoffman provides a new video wrapping up week 3 of the expedition with an emphasis on how scientists gather samples from the deep sea.

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    Life in a Blue Ocean

    Dr. David Gruber discusses how depth affects light and color in the deep ocean and how animals have adapted to this.

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    Secrets of the Ocean's Most Abundant Molecule

    Team member Abby Keller provides a few thoughts about water — the ever-present but often forgotten feature of the ocean!

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    Coral Associates of the Phoenix Islands Protected Area

    Deep-sea corals consists of colonies of small animals. But the communities they create may include thousands of additional species.

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