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2012 in Review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 57,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this … Continue reading

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To Meet a Giant: Responding to a Stranded Baby Gray Whale

by Brynn Hooton-Kaufman It started as any good weekend day might.  A good cup of coffee, a good book, and a view of the bay.  I like to park my car looking out over the tidepools at Asilomar and read, … Continue reading

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Big Miracle: A Whale of a Story from Operation Breakthrough

Tomorrow, Big Miracle will open in box offices across the nation, telling the story of the 1988 rescue of three gray whales trapped in the ice near Barrow, Alaska.  Dr. Jim Harvey, MLML Director and professor (and MLML alumnus), played … Continue reading

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Capture the King Tides!

An opportunity is quickly approaching for you to get involved in marine science.  All you have to do is pull out your camera and snap some pictures. On January 20, 21 and 22, and February 6, 7, and 8 king … Continue reading

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MLML Hosts First Fall 2011 MARINE Seminar

Yaqui River, Mexico. (photo: Tomas Castelazo) by Diane Wyse, Physical Oceanography Lab On Tuesday, Oct 4, MLML hosted the first Monterey Area Research Institution’s Network for Education (MARINE) event of the academic year.  Following a dinner and social reception catered by … Continue reading

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New Recruits In the Ecosystem

No, I’m not talking about baby rockfish, I’m talking about new students! Seventeen students joined the labs this fall, and they’ve brought with them great experience and fresh perspectives. If you’d like to learn about the new students, their adventures … Continue reading

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New Semester, New Wave!

The new Wave from Friends of Moss Landing Marine Labs is here!  Inside are stories on the Drop-In Blog, PSRC’s Spot a Basking Shark Project, and the new Ichthyology faculty Dr. Scott Hamilton.  To download a copy, click the front-page image … Continue reading

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