07 Feb '12, 10pm

Oregon's marine reserves are one step closer to becoming a reality

Oregon Senate Passes Bill to Create Marine Reserves Posted Tue, Feb 7, 2012 by wrace to marine protected areas , marine reserves , oregon , pacific ocean Oregon's Otter Rock. © Oceana/Will Race Today the Oregon Senate passed Senate Bill 1510 , which brings Oregon’s first network of marine reserves and marine protected areas off the Oregon coast one step closer to implementation. An ecologically significant network of marine reserves and protected areas would make the entire Oregon near-shore ecosystem more healthy and resilient to increasing pressures from overfishing, habitat damage, and changing ocean conditions from global warming and ocean acidification. The bill will now have to pass the House before heading to the Governor’s desk for signing. If it does, Oregon’s marine reserve and protected area sites will total 118 square miles and make up less than 10 percent of t...

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oceana.org 09 Feb '12, 5pm

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singaporeair.com 10 Feb '12, 3am

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oceana.org 13 Feb '12, 6pm

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e360.yale.edu 20 Feb '12, 4pm

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More than 100 dolphins beached in Cape Cod

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oceana.org 07 Feb '12, 8pm

More than 100 Dolphins Beached in Cape Cod Posted Tue, Feb 7, 2012 by RProkop to cape cod , dolphins , mass strandings , m...