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 The Center in the News 2018

January 29, 2018

Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Hawaiian monk seal hospital gets new director

The Marine Mammal Center has named veterinarian Claire Simeone as the new director of Ke Kai Ola, the hospital for Hawaiian monk seals in Kailua-Kona.

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January 24, 2018

ABC News via AP
Sewage spill shuts beaches along California's Central Coast

Nearly 5 million gallons of sewage spilled into the ocean on California's Central Coast after a filter at a water treatment plant got clogged and the computer system failed to sound an alarm, an official said Monday, forcing several popular beaches to close.

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January 17, 2018

NOAA Study Says Sea Lion Population Has Hit Record Number

A new study shows that the sea lions that have become so ubiquitous at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco are thriving everywhere, with the sea mammals numbers tripling in recent years.

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January 14, 2018

Marin Independent Journal
Sausalito veterinarian named to TED fellowship

The first veterinarian to become a TED Fellow is a Sausalito resident who works at the Marine Mammal Center, where she has helped others from around the world better understand caring for sea life.

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January 11, 2018

Sea lion bites female swimmer in Aquatic Park, 3rd sea lion attack in past month

A recent rash of sea lion attacks along the San Francisco Bay have prompted concerns for swimmers who frequent the chilly waters.

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