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Scientists may have solved 2011’s mysterious marine die-off along the Pacific coast

In August 2011, a sudden mass die-off of marine organisms off the coast of California, including sea stars, chitons and abalone, left scientists scratching their heads.

University of California Davis scientists first caught on to the strange event when they found thousands of purple sea urchins and other organisms dead in Continue reading Scientists may have solved 2011’s mysterious marine die-off along the Pacific coast