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Black Sea Bass: Friend or Foe? Crowdfunding to help determine

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Marissa McMahan, a lobsterwoman turned scientist, is devoting her dissertation research to documenting the ecological impacts of Black Sea Bass range expansion into the Gulf of Maine. She’s turning to crowdfunding to help fund her research.

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MSC researcher highlights important role of citizens in invasive species management

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A recent publication by MSC postdoctoral researcher Steven Scyphers highlights the importance of citizen efforts in tackling conservation problems such as the spread of invasive species.

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What you may not know about vertical seawalls

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Waterfront homeowners’ face questions about the costs and benefits of seawalls. Understanding how they tick is essential to urban coastal sustainability efforts, according to MSC Postdoc, Steven Scyphers.

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