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Ocean News: Crude Oil Affects Mahi-Mahi, Arctic Migratory Birds Breeding Earlier, and More

The pectoral sandpiper breeds in the Arctic

The pectoral sandpiper breeds in the Arctic and winters in Central and South America. (Photo: U.S. Department of Agriculture / Flickr Creative Commons)

- NOAA found that delisting the central north Pacific population of humpback whales from the Endangered Species Act could be warranted after a positive 90-day review. The state of Alaska issued a petition in February to delist this population. Alaska Dispatch


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