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Scientists are making some headway in figuring out what is killing millions of sea stars in the waters off the Pacific Coast, from British Columbia to Mexico.
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Commercial fishermen off the coast of British Columbia came home this fall without having caught a single sardine, an outcome that suggests a $32 million fishery has collapsed.
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