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May 4 2015 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the News, Research Spotlight
"For millions of years, blue whales have cruised the world’s oceans with hardly a care, their sheer size making them largely free from predator attacks. The downside to being the largest animals in history, however, is that the species was never pressured to evolve defensive behaviors. Now, the...
Apr 30 2015 | Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment | Posted In: In the News, Research Spotlight
"A Stanford-led project to enlist freshwater prawns in the battle against a deadly disease recently entered the realm of big data." Click to read the full article.
Mar 19 2015 | Quanta Magazine | Posted In: In the News
"Comb jellies are ancient marine predators whose comb-like cilia refract light as they swim. Biologists are intrigued by their highly unusual nervous systems." Click here to read the full article.
Mar 19 2015 | Center for Ocean Solutions | Posted In: In the News
"Susi Pudjiastuti, Indonesia’s Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, has built up quite a reputation based on her outgoing, no-nonsense attitude and far-reaching success as a female entrepreneur—not to mention her tattoos. She flies planes, founded a charter airline company and seafood export...
Mar 13 2015 | National Geographic | Posted In: In the News
"Low-oxygen areas are expanding in deep waters, killing some creatures outright and changing how and where others live. It may get much worse." Click to read the full article.
Mar 12 2015 | Monterey Herald | Posted In: In the News, Research Spotlight
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Mar 12 2015 | Monterey Herald | Posted In: In the News, Research Spotlight
"Researchers at Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station are using an autonomous, wave-powered vehicle to keep tabs on the comings and goings of great white sharks." Click to read the full article.
Feb 26 2015 | Mercury News | Posted In: In the News
"The plight of East Coasters may seem distant to Californians fretting over the latest predictions for a toasty, dry March that would almost certainly extend the devastating drought from three years to four. But, climate scientists say, the sometimes freakish weather abnormalities are two parts of...

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