Diablo Canyon Power Plant Seismic Survey

Diablo Canyon Power Plant Seismic Survey: Worth the Risk?

The Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) is a nuclear power facility owned and operated by PG&E. The facility, located on the coast in San Luis Obispo County, California, produces approximately 10 percent of all electricity generated in California, and enough energy to meet the needs of more than 3 million Northern and Central Californians. In [...]

Sea otter with purple sea urchin

Cool Fact About Sea Otters and Purple Sea Urchins

Did you know? Some sea otters eat so many purple sea urchins over their lifetime that their teeth and bones actually become stained purple (known as echinochrome staining).        

About seaotters.com

Seaotters.com is dedicated to raising awareness about California's threatened sea otters and the role research plays in the species recovery and conservation. It's a collaboration of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, U.C. Santa Cruz, U.C. Davis, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, among others. Seaotters.com is also home of the world's first HD live stream of southern sea otters in the wild.