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Beach Wrack: What is it and why is it here?

By Jarred Klosinski, Phycology Lab If you’re like me and take long walks on the beach, you may have noticed more mounds of algae along the shore. These mounds are called beach wrack and can contain kelps as well as … Continue reading

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Chronicles of a Curious Beachcomber

by Angela Szesciorka, Vertebrate Ecology Lab A few Sundays ago — Super Bowl Sunday, in fact — I took a three-hour walk along the beach at Fort Ord in Monterey, CA with Don Glasco, a systems engineer and former cartographer. This … Continue reading

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Mobilizing Beach Heroes for Coastal Cleanup Day

by Erin Loury, Ichthyology Lab I recently witnessed some true beachside heroism while running (ok, ok, jogging) on my local sandy stretch.  An older couple was out for their morning walk along the beach – and between them they were … Continue reading

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