“If it does disappear from these shores, it is gone from the planet.”
Scientists in Oregon and BC still can't say for sure if their numbers are coming back.
We need more money, medical staff, volunteers, and translators. And we need more compassion so that men, women, and children stop dying on the water.
Scientists are trying to protect the remaining starfish before it’s too late.
"They twisted their arms together," a marine biologist said, "and they'd pull and pull and pull, until one of them came off... It was horrific."
A deadly cocktail of viruses, bacteria, and climate change appear to be behind a mysterious sea star die-off.