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Join us for a chat with KCTS 9's Earthfix reporter Katie Campbell and diver/videographer Laura James, who reported on the massive die-offs of starfish along the Pacific Coast. Ask questions and learn more about the #sickstarfish citizen scientist efforts.
This video was recently featured on the PBS NewsHour and has gained a worldwide attention via YouTube.
Mysterious epidemic devastates starfish population off the Pacific Coast
Up and down the Pacific Coast, starfish are dying by the tens of thousands and no one knows why. Special correspondent Katie Campbell reports from Seattle on how researchers and citizen scientists are investigating the spread of the mysterious and distressing syndrome.
Duration: 7min 27sec
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