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Valerie Henderson Possible MOP projects 1. Research whether it is a problem for the tuna and sharks if the Humboldt squid are invading central California waters and eating the anchovies and other local fish. The squids can change their eating to eat what the sharks and tuna eat. Would the Humboldt squids make the sharks and tuna start to die off if they eat their food, or would the squids not make a difference in the available food source? (http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/discoveries/2007-07-19-voracious-squid- california_N.htm?POE=click-refer
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Unformatted text preview: ) 2. To be a researcher for the global warming cure in plankton. It would be interesting to help in the research of how to stimulate plankton growth to make the ocean absorb more carbon dioxide and release more oxygen into the atmosphere. (The Independent, May 3, 2007) 3. Helping to tag turtles at UH Hilo to observe their behavior and how humans are affecting their nesting and mating. Sea turtles are really interesting and fascinating creatures and a MOP project involving them would be amazing. (Seawords, July 2007)...
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