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Your Tuesday afternoon lunch break link bait.

The Apolemia lanosa, one of two newly-discovered creatures in Monterey Bay.

Certain Chemicals in Bay Near Levels of Concern: Though none has passed the threshold for human concern yet, environmentalists remain vigilant. [H/t: SFGate]

Billionaire May Continue to Block Beach Access: Sounds like a job for Occupy Half Moon Bay, doesn't it? [H/t: NBC Bay Area]

CA, WA, OR, and British Columbia Sign Climate Change Pact: Do you ever wonder why we bother to have a national government at all? Sounds like the Pacific Seaboard could probably take care of itself in a pinch. [H/t: San Jose Mercury News]

Two New Species Discovered in Monterey Bay: If the newly found two-meter-long relatives of jellyfish don't get you excited, we really can't help you. [H/t: Sciency Thoughts]

Reports of Second Tesla Model S Fire: Paraphrasing Elon Musk the first time around: If you are worried about car fires, maybe don't drive with 15 or so gallons of explosive liquid in your car? [H/t: SF Business Times]


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