Large numbers of birds, sea lions and sharks have been dying along the coastal areas of California. Below is a collection of links to stories that have come out over the past few weeks.
Marine Mammals Statewide Becoming Infected with Brain-Rotting Toxin — April 26 report from San Luis Obispo TV station
Troubling Trend: Dead Sharks Washing Up on Bay Area Shorelines — April 13 report from San Francisco TV station
Leopard Sharks Dying By the Hundreds in San Francisco Bay — May 5 report at SFGate.com
Scores of Birds, Sea Lions Suffering Likely Domoic Acid Poisoning — April 25 report from Santa Barbara Independent
Perhaps the brain-rotting toxin has spread to Washington. While all this is going on in California, the Environmental Protection Agency has just dismissed at least five members of a scientific review board.
John Denver–“Healing Time on Earth” (hat tip Mark Elsis )