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Sea Stars Disintegrating In 'Unprecedented' Numbers As Disease Ravages Oregon

AP | JEFF BARNARD | Posted 08.05.2014 | Green

A mysterious disease that causes sea stars to disintegrate is exploding on the Oregon Coast. Oregon State University marine ecologist K...

Massive Outbreak Killing Pacific Coast Starfish In Droves

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.06.2013 | Green

Starfish are dying in massive numbers due to a disease outbreak that melts the animals into a white goo, leaving researchers scrambling to explain the...

Mysteries of the Deep

Julie Packard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Julie Packard

Almost on a daily basis scientists discover something new about the ocean. Some discoveries are delightful; others boggle the mind. For your enjoyment and amazement as we begin the new year, here are seven wonders from the seas.