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Jan 21 2016 | NBC New York | Posted In: In the News
When you mention tuna, most minds probably swim to the ubiquitous cans of the fish, or maybe a delectable piece of sashimi decked out with roe and wasabi. But when Stanford biology professor Barbara Block contemplates tuna, her mind goes to images of bluefin tuna — the massive, speedy fish that...
Jan 18 2016 | Science Book A Day | Posted In: In the News
Special thanks to Stephen Palumbi for answering 6 questions about his recently featured book, co-written with his son Anthony Palumbi – The Extreme Life of the Sea
Jan 11 2016 | UW Today | Posted In: In the News
By Michelle Ma The Pacific Ocean along the West Coast serves as a model for how other areas of the ocean could respond in coming decades as the climate warms and emission of greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide increases. This region — the coastal ocean stretching from British Columbia to Mexico —...
Jan 8 2016 | Posted In: In the News
By Dr. Barbara Block   What does the president of a Pacific island Nation, a New York Times reporter, a French sailing expedition and the mayor of a small San Diego border town have in common? They are among the eight winners of the 2016 Peter Benchley Ocean Awards, the world’s preeminent honors...
Dec 22 2015 | Animal Biotelemetry | Posted In: Original Articles, Research Spotlight, Publications
Background For marine animals, acoustic communication is critical for many life functions, yet individual calling behavior is poorly understood for most large whale species. These topics are important for understanding whale social behavior and can also serve as a baseline for behavioral studies...
Dec 1 2015 | Center for Ocean Solutions | Posted In: In the News
"Researchers from the Center for Ocean Solutions, Stanford University, Hopkins Marine Station, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute explain the integral links between climate change and our global oceans." Click here to view the full video on YouTube
Nov 10 2015 | Grist | Posted In: In the News
Click here to watch an expert explain why there’s still hope.