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Hypoxia: Dead Zone – 4:30
How did the dead zones in the ocean off Oregon form? Join scientists Jack Barth and Francis Chan of Oregon State University as they conduct hypoxia research along Oregon’s coast. Produced by Green Fire for the Partnership for Interdisciplinary Studies of Coastal Oceans. On display at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.
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Common Ground III: Oregon's Network of Marine Reserves and Marine Protected Areas – 18:00      
The third film in the Common Ground series conveys the most current information on designating a network of marine reserves in Oregon. Learn about Oregon's proposed network of marine reserves and protected areas from scientists, coastal community leaders and business owners.
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Strange Beauty in Oregon’s Ocean – 4:00      
Ever wonder what lurks beneath Oregon’s Ocean?
Watch this new short video from Green Fire to catch a glimpse of the amazing life beneath the waves.
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Common Ground II: Oregon’s Ocean Legacy - 15:00       
Establishing a network of marine reserves and marine protected areas is in step with Oregon’s history of protecting our natural resources for present and future generations. Protecting our ocean will be a proud legacy for fishermen, coastal communities, indeed for all Oregonians.
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Common Ground: Oregon’s Ocean - Full length program- 28:00
Check out the film that put marine reserves on Oregon's radar screen. Learn about our ocean, the threats to ocean health and the benefits of a network of marine reserves.
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Common Ground - Introduction - 2:00
Program host, Russell Sadler, Oregon historian and journalist, introduces viewers to ocean issues and the challenges we face in Oregon with regard to marine resources.
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Common Ground - Oregon's Rich Ocean - 1:00
Dr. Jane Lubchenco – and rarely seen underwater images from the Pacific off Oregon’s coast – portray the rich biodiversity of Oregon’s ocean.
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Common Ground - Ocean Stewardship - 1:10
Michael Carrier, Natural Resource Policy Director, Governor’s office, conveys the need for the state of Oregon to manage ocean resources for the future.
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Common Ground - Benefits of Marine Reserves - 1:10
Through graphic animation this segment highlights the benefits of marine reserves to marine ecosystems.
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Common Ground Newport premiere
Seafood Choices Matter
Use this quick guide for choosing seafood that is good for the ocean and healthy to eat.

FAQ on Marine Reserves
by Dr. Mark Hixon (PDF)

Shouts and Murmurs
Listen to Congressman Blumenauer’s Address at the Portland Premiere of “Common Ground”