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Orca advocates, researchers oppose dart tagging of southern residents
Island Weekly. December 26, 2010.

Study looks at sea lion-seal salmon predation from river mouth to Bonneville
Chinook Observer. December 21, 2010.

Tagging study aims to measure extent of pinniped salmon predation from river mouth to Bonneville Dam
Columbia Basin Bulletin. December 17, 2010.

Inquiry into orca tags sought
North Island Gazette. December 16, 2010.

Researchers weigh risks of tagging endangered orcas
Judith Lavoie, Vancouver Sun. December 14, 2010.

FDA seafood testing procedures called inadequate for Gulf residents
Kari Dequine, Times Picayune. December 13, 2010.

Satellite tags on the Southern Resident Orcas
Pender Island Trading Post. December 7, 2010.

Satellite Tagging Could Track Killer Whales in winter… But at Some Risk?
Christopher Dunagan, Kitsap Sun. December 4,2010.

NOAA and FDA Scientists Created A test for finding dispersant in Gulf Seafood
Ann Delphus, Invention and Technology News. December 3, 2010.

2010 Nominee for Best Place to Work: Northwest Fisheries Science Center, King 5 News, December 2010. watch the video clip

Return of the Southern Resident Orcas: Trying to Hold Steady in a Tough Environment,
Martha Baskin, Green Acre Radio KBCS 93.1 FM. November 18, 2010.

Stormwater runoff disrupts urban stream life
Chemical and Engineering News. November 16, 2010.

Experiment looks for shellfishings's future in changing ocean,
Tom Banse, National Public Radio. September 15, 2010. listen to the audio clip

NOAA commissions new research ship Bell M. Shimada
Maritime Executive. August 26, 2010.

Ocean indicators point to lull in 2011, then more good salmon runs,
Tom Banse, KPLU 88.5 FM National Public Radio, August 23, 2010. listen to the audio clip

CSI for Seafood: Gulf fish get safety tests
Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press. August 16, 2010.

Tracking salmon with the help of seals
Katie Steinmetz, Time Magazine. August 16, 2010.

Scientists test Gulf seafood for contaminants, CBS News, August 6, 2010. watch the video clip

Seattle's NOAA operation testing safety of Gulf fish
Sandi Doughton, Seattle Times. August 5, 2010,

Fish from oiled areas flunking smell test
Harlan Kirgan, Mississippi Press. July 9, 2010.

Is the seafood safe to eat? CNN. July 9, 2010. watch the video clip

The “top guns” of seafood sniffing
JoNel Aleccia and Kari Huss, MSNBC. July 8, 2010.

Inside NOAA’s toxics testing lab
Eli Kintisch, Science Magazine. June 4, 2010.

Gulf oil spill being tracked by NOAA employees in Seattle
Associated Press, June 1, 2010.

Dangers lurk deep for all ocean creatures from oil
Craig Welch, Seattle Times. May 24, 2010.

A Seattle biologist's cookbook research,
NPR All Things Considered. May 19, 2010. listen to the audio clip

In an ocean of noise, sea life faces new threat
Craig Welch, Seattle Times. May 12, 2010.

Beaver-assisted restoration, Oregon Field Guide, Oregon Public Broadcasting. April 28, 2010. watch the video clip

Study finds that geoengineering technique of ocean iron fertilization can stimulate toxic diatom blooms
Ecofriendly, March 21, 2010.

CO2 study: plankton fertilization may backfire
David Perlman, San Francisco Chronicle. March 16, 2010.

Strategies to lock CO2 in oceans could have toxic results
SF State News, March 15, 2010.

DNA analysis of whale poop brings surprising results, Glenn Farley, KING 5 News. March 15, 2010. watch the video clip

Ocean geo-engineering produces toxic blooms of plankton
Western News, University of Western Ontario. March 15, 2010.

A risk of poisoning the deepest wells
Henry Fountain, New York Times. March 15, 2010.

Sea lions killed for eating salmon
Abby Haight, HuffPost Green. March 8, 2010.