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Aug. 22, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Underwater Video Of Rocky Reef Near Newport

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Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Marine reserves, Rockfish


May 17, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

A Map Of U.S. Marine Protected Areas

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a new map of all 1,700 marine protected areas in the country. A new report concludes 8 percent of all U.S. waters are protected by MPAs, though most allow fishing and other uses. No-fishing marine protected areas occupy only 3 percent of U.S. waters. Continue reading →

Filed under: Water, Pacific Ocean, Marine reserves


April 17, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Inside A Marine Reserve: Adopt A Rockfish And See If It's Protected

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Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Marine reserves, Rockfish


Feb. 07, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Oregon Senate Passes Marine Reserves Bill

Today the Oregon Senate voted 25-5 to approve three new marine reserves in state coastal waters. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Pacific Ocean, Marine reserves


Jan. 13, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

No Marine Reserve Near Coos Bay – For Now

This week, the International Port of Coos Bay decided not to recommend a marine reserve at Cape Arago – a site that includes Simpson Reef and North Cove, a rare elephant seal haul-out and great kelp bed just south of Coos Bay. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Pacific Ocean, Cape Arago, Marine reserves


Dec. 22, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

OSU study: How marine reserves could work

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Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Marine reserves, Oregon State University


Aug. 31, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

5 things you need to know about rockfish

Oregon is in the midst of an epic quest to site marine reserves off the coast. These are areas closed to fishing and other extractive activities within the state's 3-mile territorial sea. Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Water, Pacific Ocean, Fisheries, Marine reserves



About Ecotrope

In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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