07 Jun '11, 5pm

Amazing Tide Pool Creatures Face Looming Threat of Climate Change (Pics)

, the inspiration for the character "Doc" in John Steinbeck's Cannery Row , could arguably be credited with bringing the magic of tide pools mainstream. Ricketts recognized significant changes in the tide pools along Monterey Bay's coast as he spent day in and day out collecting samples and studying the marine life. He pushed forward the idea of watching the changes here, along the shore, as a way of knowing if everything was in balance, and his book Between Pacific Tides is practically required reading for any marine biologist these days. Now more than ever, the lessons Ricketts illustrated are important for us to understand. Tide pools are phenomenal places, but they're also at risk.

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