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March 7-13, 2005
Vol. 9, No. 27

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Scientists concerned that harmful algae persists in Monterey Bay

Algae that caused "red tides" in Monterey Bay last summer continue to show up in water samples, prompting concern among scientists involved in a Central Coast ocean monitoring program. "This species has been seen before on the Central Coast, but never in the numbers we've seen in the past year," said Mary Silver, professor of ocean sciences at UCSC. (Photo by Rondi Robison)

Marine masterpieces to be exhibited at Seymour Center

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Entries came from as far away as Wisconsin for the Marine Masterpieces Student Art Contest & Exhibition at Seymour Marine Discovery Center. The wide-ranging artwork will be on display from March 12 through spring. Artists were required to “communicate something about marine life/science, ocean conservation, or marine scientists.” [More]