August 2018

Scientists eye influenza, pollution in spike in seal deaths

By Amanda Getchell
newburyportnews.com
Aug 22, 2018

As the number of dead or stranded live seals washing up along the coast from northern Massachusetts to southern Maine continues to increase dramatically, marine mammal experts are considering influenza or environmental pollution as potential explanations.
Although there is no definitive cause for the uptick in seal deaths

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Meet Jim Brown, Director of Major Gifts

Jim Brown joined our crew in July as the Center’s first Major Gifts officer and is responsible for the Seacoast Science Center’s major-gift fundraising and planned giving program.
Dear Friends,
Since moving to the Seacoast of New Hampshire more than 20 years ago, the Seacoast Science Center and Odiorne Point State Park have been

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Fin Whale skeleton moving on to higher education

The fin whale skeleton that was located by the Center’s main entrance, has moved on to a new home: Knox College in Galesburg, IL. As part of a renovation of their science building, the skeleton will be featured in its large atrium that will face outward toward the campus.
Collected by Seacoast Science Center

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Moon Jellies

Moon jellies, like the ones on exhibit at the Seacoast Science Center, are found off the New England shore and in the ocean world-wide. Naturalist Nikki presents an overview of how they move, eat, and more.
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