April 12, 2021

Sick sea lions

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Sea lions are getting sick from toxic algae blooms By Mallory Locklear From engadget Industrial runoff is fueling the algae and climate change will make it worse. Sea lions off of the coast of California are getting very sick and it’s because of increased blooms of toxic algae. The algae release a chemical called domoic […]

Endangered fur seals dying on California coast

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By AFP From Business Insider Fur seals breed almost exclusively on Guadalupe Island, off the Mexican coast, and little is known about the species Los Angeles (AFP) – Eighty fur seals have been found stranded or dead on California’s coast so far this year, eight times more than normal, scientists said. The National Oceanic and […]