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Expanse of warm water dubbed 'the blob' consumes North Pacific

...blob."It's turning the coastal ecosystem on its head. Species are dying along Washington, Oregon and northern California: sea stars, marine birds and sardines, among them.It started in fall 2013 when the Gulf of Alaska's usual winter...
An ocean of change: Warm gulf leads to unusual happenings, worried scientists

...normal temperatures appear to have resulted in part with more southerly species showing up in Alaska's waters.California sea lions have been observed around Yakutat, scientists say. In Southern California, a more typical habitat, this...
UAS' One Campus, One Book project announces fall events

...Ricketts and writer John Steinbeck, who together created one of the seminal surveys and texts about the Gulf of California, Sea of Cortez.Oct. 11, Douglas Public Library: A showing of the film "Cannery Row." Set in a seedy California...
Fall Arts Preview

...Ricketts and writer John Steinbeck, who together created one of the seminal surveys and texts about the Gulf of California, "Sea of Cortez."Oct. 17: "Within the Silence": The story of the Japanese/American internment during World...
Some SeaWorld mammals live longer in captivity

...rates for bottlenose dolphins and California sea lions actually exceed estimates...whales, bottlenose dolphins, California sea lions and beluga whales at more than...expectancy of 25 years.? Captive California sea lions had an average life expectancy...
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Sea lions feast on sturgeon at Bonneville Dam

...and in the courts has been over California sea lions that show up below Bonneville...restricts what humans can do to California sea lions, even though they aren't...agencies captured and moved 10 California sea lions to aquariums, and euthanized...
Northwest Digest

...block from Griffin Park. Northwest states ask Congress for go-ahead to kill sea lions TACOMA, Wash. - So far, California sea lions have been winning their contest for survival with the Washington and Oregon salmon heading upstream to spawn...
Northwest Digest

...needs to be killed," he said. "But if they took out the right ones, it would take care of a lot of the issue." California sea lions are protected under the 1972 Marine Mammals Protection Act. Shooting one can bring stiff fines and jail time...
Steller sea lion has first captive birth in years the first pup born in captivity in a long time, she said a lot of staff and helpers have experience caring for California sea lion pups, which are very similar only smaller.The staff for the last 14 years also have been monitoring via video...
Sick sea critters aided by Marine Mammal Center

...remove cataracts. Elephant seals, harbor seals and California sea lions make up the bulk of the patients, but the center...recent sunny afternoon a group of the malnourished California sea lions barked as two volunteers held one of them down...


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