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  • The Current - UCSB
    February 24, 2015

    As ocean acidification and warming continue to increase due to climate change, how will California fisheries respond? UC Santa Barbara’s Gretchen Hofmann is looking to answer that question. She is one of seven recipients of a California Sea Grant Core Award.

  • National Geographic
    February 24, 2015

    When you think about East Africa, probably the first images that emerge are of large terrestrial animals like elephants and lions. Many people don’t know that East Africa has vibrant marine fishing communities and hundreds of miles of coral reefs.

    In 2009, Jennifer O’Leary - currently a California Sea Grant Extension Specialist - and Arthur Tuda formed the SAM (Science for Active Management) with the Kenya Wildlife Service to help East African MPA managers and local fishers understand and manage their reefs.

  • Long Beach Press-Telegram
    February 03, 2015

    Colorado Lagoon has not only undergone a massive restoration project in recent years, with more work promised in the future, but the 13-acre site has become a learning lab for Cal State Long Beach students.

    CSULB associate professor Christine Whitcraft’s work has been funded by NOAA, the Huntington Beach Wetlands Conservancy, and the California Sea Grant and the Montrose Settlements Restoration Program, which gave more than $250,000 toward restoration work.

  • NBC News
    January 28, 2015

    As doctors and health specialists urge us to eat more fish, environmentalists are warning that we may end up harvesting our favorite sea life to the brink and beyond. Some of the most popular varieties have already begun to decline precipitously, experts say. And that's with Americans eating less than half of what the U.S. government's dietary guidelines suggest. While fish farming might seem to offer the perfect solution to the overharvesting problem, in its current state, it's deeply flawed from a sustainability standpoint, says Theresa Sinicrope Talley, a coastal specialist with the California Sea Grant Extension Program at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. That's due to the food most fish farmers are feeding their stock: other fish.

  • CSULB - News at the Beach
    January 20, 2015

    Beginning in 2012, the Huntington Beach Wetlands Conservancy provided funding to support associate professor Christine Whitcraft’s work in coastal wetland restoration. Other support came from the California Sea Grant and the Montrose Settlements Restoration Program which provided more than $250,000 for restoration efforts.

  • Ventura County Star
    February 09, 2014

    The event was organized by the Research and Education for Students and Teachers about the Ormond Beach Restoration Project, a locally managed but federally funded education program. Although the project runs field trips to the wetlands throughout the year, Saturday was the first time students from all participating schools could visit the site on the same day and with their families, said California Sea Grant specialist Monique Myers, who has led the project since it began in 2008.