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|Trio of Western alums help keep Highline College’s MaST Aquarium afloat||2023-10-19|
|WWU grad student (now alumna) Jackelyn Garcia named the 2023 Washington Sea Grant Keystone fellow||2023-06-22|
|Deadline for this year's MACS cohort is Jan. 15||2023-01-10|
|Researchers find potentially harmful level of pollutants in edible seaweed||
The plentiful seaweed off the shores of Fidalgo and other surrounding islands has concentrated contaminants, according to a study published recently by a team at Western Washington University.
It's the same seaweed that is often eaten by area tribal members and kayakers looking for a…
|Skagit County sites included in Salish Sea seaweed toxicity study||
The toxicity levels of seaweed at two Skagit County sites were included in a Salish Sea study done by Western Washington University researchers.
The study, published in the scientific journal PLoS One on Sept. 23, looked at three species of edible seaweed at 43 Salish…
|Study raises concerns about contaminants in edible seaweeds||
A new study just published by researchers at Western Washington University (WWU) reports concentrations of up to 162 chemical contaminants in three species of edible seaweeds gathered in the Salish Sea.
|WWU researchers find potentially harmful levels of pollutants in the Salish Sea’s edible seaweeds||2022-09-26|
|On the Water with the Pinto Abalone Team||
Saving endangered Pinto abalone is hard in part because locating their habitat is time-consuming and, as a result, expensive. The process involves dive crews on the water in search of suitable locations, but there are only so many dives a team can do in a day. A recent SeaDoc-funded project is…
|Research Recap for Oct. 29: Ecological work in the Gulf of Alaska, the geology of the North Olympic Fault zone, and more||2021-10-29|
|Research Recap for Sept. 24||2021-09-24|