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www.care2.com/causes/4-reasons-why-starfish-need-protection-now.html

Jan 25, 2016 ... The largest wildlife die-off is happening now and sea stars, or starfish, ... Sea stars, or starfish, are famous for their healing powers (they can regrow their ... if it was time to seek federal protection for sea stars as endangered.

www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/scientists-zero-whats-causing-starfish-die-offs

Jun 17, 2014 ... Starfish are dying by the millions up and down the West Coast, leading ... If these juvenile stars can find a way to resist the pathogen, local ... The future of sea stars in the San Juan Islands depends largely on what happens ...

www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/if-these-species-go-entire-ecosystems-will-disappear

Sep 25, 2014 ... So, maybe ecosystems would collapse if keystone species go extinct, ... Perhaps the projected tens or hundreds of species going extinct ... Imagine what would happen to herbivores dependent on these plants if bees vanished! ... Kelp forest ecosystems support hundreds of species from sea stars to sharks.

www.ecowatch.com/extinction-of-oregon-starfish-expected-due-to-sea-star-wasting-epidemi-1881918353.html

Jun 5, 2014 ... Just in the past two weeks, the incidence of sea star wasting syndrome has ... Absent enough sea stars, mussel populations can explode, covering up algae and other ... Species Are Going Extinct 1,000 Times Faster Because of Humans .... Messed Up Things That Actually Happened on the Oregon Trail.

science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/conservation/issues/keystone-species-extinct.htm

When it's in position, the arch can stand indefinitely. ... It was, in fact, a particular species of sea star that led to Paine's development of the keystone concept.

news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/150915-sea-star-wasting-disease-epidemic-update-oceans-animals-science

Sep 15, 2015 ... The massacre of sea stars along the West Coast continues, although the pace has slowed ... So if you take away a predator, the prey will thrive.

www.reference.com/pets-animals/starfish-considered-endangered-b7dc1efebb54c2f5

As of May 2014, starfish are considered to be threatened. Also known ... How can you preserve a starfish? Are starfish ... How can you tell if a starfish is dead? Q: ...

www.takepart.com/article/2016/02/19/sea-star-disease-climate-change

Feb 19, 2016 ... A sea star suffering from sea star wasting disease. ... but our findings show that if the water hadn't been so hot that year, the impact would most ... to human- induced climate change, the future of sea stars could be threatened.

www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/12/28/starfish-dying-wasting-disease-mystery/4208859

Dec 28, 2013 ... Something is killing the starfish and no one knows what. ... Whatever is causing it can spread with astonishing speed — a healthy group of starfish can die ... So far at least 12 different starfish species are known to be at risk, Raimondi said ... If they die off, the ecological communities they live in could change ...