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How Scientists Are Working to Restore Kelp Forests

7/15/2022 - By Elizabeth Devitt. Hidden beneath the waterline, the world’s kelp forests grow along more than one-quarter of all seacoasts, supporting a richness of biodiversity that naturalist Charles Darwin believed could rival that of tropical rainforests. But also unseen, these critical habitats are vanishing due to warming ocean currents, pollution, overharvesting… SEE MORE
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Cleanup of the Gowanus Canal “Inadequate” Says EPA

7/15/2022 - By Brownstoner A federal official has said that current and future residents of Gowanus should know that the ongoing cleanup of the Gowanus Canal is “inadequate,” and will remain that way until the city finishes construction on two behind-schedule sewage retention tanks. “[We should be] getting the message out to… SEE MORE
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Safety 101: Summer Grilling on your Boat

7/14/2022 - By Boatest. The mouthwatering aroma of grilling burgers wafting through the evening air, the sound of brats hissing and popping as they near peak perfection. Because grills are located above decks, boaters tend to treat them with a more cavalier attitude when it comes to safety — bad move. According… SEE MORE
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Thor’s Well: The Mysterious Hole in the Pacific

7/13/2022 - By Christine Childress. Once considered one of Oregon’s great mysteries, Thor’s Well is a bowl-shaped hole carved into the basalt shoreline of Cape Perpetua. Also known as the Drainpipe of the Pacific, the seemingly bottomless well perpetually fills and drains throughout the day. During high tide, water shoots out the… SEE MORE