The ocean is undergoing unprecedented changes. What does it mean for marine life, the planet, and us?Continue reading at Rolling Stone
This summer the North Pacific was hit with the second marine heatwave of the decade. Mirroring the first so-called “Blob” of 2014, scientists measured ocean temperatures as more than five degrees above normal, across millions of square miles stretching from Alaska to California.Listen to audio at KNBA
The Pacific Decadal Oscillation and North Pacific Gyre Oscillation are not as effective at helping us predict regional environmental and ecological change as in the past.Read more
Scientists partnered with tech industry experts to develop the first machine learning application for acoustic monitoring of Alaskan beluga whales.See article at NOAA Fisheries
By Janet R. Aguilar
A team led by British Antarctic Survey has just returned from the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, as the last of three expeditions to investigate the recovery of whales a century after they were heavily exploited.
By Lynda V. Mapes, Seattle Times
It looked big. It looked bad. But the marine heat wave that threatened much of the West Coast in the fall of 2019 has mostly dissipated, at least at the surface.
Year-round monitoring provides new insight on an endangered whale population to strengthen management strategies for its recovery.See article at NOAA Fisheries