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Sea urchin proliferation threatens seaweed forests

Researchers from the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) and the University of Barcelona participated in an international study aimed at analyzing the dynamics of marine ecosystems and the factors causing the transformation of underwater seaweed forests into submarine Continue reading Sea urchin proliferation threatens seaweed forests

Divers hammer thousands of urchins to save Palos Verdes Peninsula kelp forests

In one nine-hour day this week, longtime fishermen Terry Herzik and Gary Thompson smashed more than 10,000 purple sea urchins on the floor of a cove off the Palos Verdes Peninsula.

But that’s just a drop in the bucket… Continue reading Divers hammer thousands of urchins to save Palos Verdes Peninsula kelp forests