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Status Check! South Coast MPA Baseline Period
Catch up on events in the South Coast MPAs
Channel Islands MPAs - a decade of change on rocky reefs
Dive into 10 years of data from inside and outside our MPAs
Joining the conversation about a healthy ocean in California
Find out why we are talking about a healthy ocean
Marine Science Today Guest Blog by Michael Bear
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Because we are using National Geographic's 'Fieldscope' data collection tool for citizen scientists, National Geographic has added our 'Sharks of California' to the 'Regional Projects'
MPA monitoring is an inspiring story of how we pull together as a human network to establish California as the global leader in coupling ocean health management with groundbreaking science.
We now have teams of citizen scientists in the region who can continue monitoring, building capacity is an essential element of creating a sustainable monitoring program.
We created a new snapshot of kelp forests in the region, and a network of researchers, students, and citizens who are mobilized to track this ecosystem into the future.