OC Overview for the Week of April 29 2019

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Sponges and corals: Seafloor assessments to help protect against climate change

https://horizon.scienceblog.com/791/sponges-and-corals-seafloor-assessme...

Judge fines pipeline company $3.3 million for 2015 Santa Barbara oil spill

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2019/04/28/18823010.php

Alaskan seashells reveal a changing Arctic

https://phys.org/news/2019-04-alaskan-seashells-reveal-arctic.html

Weak governance undermines South America’s ocean ecosystems

https://news.mongabay.com/2019/04/weak-governance-undermines-south-ameri...

Why the southern resident killer whales should have the same rights as people

https://phys.org/news/2019-04-southern-resident-killer-whales-rights.html

Brexit/Fisheries: Commissioner Vella presents contingency plans to mitigate “no-deal” impact

https://ec.europa.eu/fisheries/press/brexitfisheries-commissioner-vella-...

'Biodegradable' plastic bags survive three years in soil and sea

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/apr/29/biodegradable-plasti...

Building the world’s biggest MPA: Q&A with Goldman winner Jacqueline Evans

https://news.mongabay.com/2019/04/building-the-worlds-biggest-mpa-qa-wit...

Despite its green image, NZ has world's highest proportion of species at risk

https://phys.org/news/2019-04-green-image-nz-world-highest.html

Cold-blooded sea-life living on the edge in a warming world

http://www.anthropocenemagazine.org/2019/04/sea-creatures-have-nowhere-t...

'Best day ever.' Scientist celebrates recovering sea stars

https://www.kuow.org/stories/best-day-ever-recovering-sea-stars-bring-jo...

Aquarium set to open educational wonderland

https://www.montereyherald.com/2019/05/01/aquarium-set-to-open-education...

Tourists and fishers key to future of rare manta nursery

https://phys.org/news/2019-05-tourists-fishers-key-future-rare.html

More dolphins are washing up dead on France’s shores. Fishermen are getting the blame.

https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/ywyvxw/more-dolphins-are-washing-up-...

Researchers may have an antidote for the deadliest jellyfish sting on Earth

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/04/researchers-may-have-antidote-de...

Maine becomes 1st state to ban single-use foam containers

https://www.kgw.com/article/news/nation-world/maine-becomes-1st-state-to...

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