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What's going on in B.C.'s weird ocean waters?

Sea stars are dying along the Pacific coast. A tropical turtle was found in Prince Rupert. Hundreds of dolphins have been spotted in the Straight of Georgia. What's going on?

Scientists are just as puzzled as the rest of us

Marine species have been turning up where they are rarely seen 2:10

Sea stars from California to Alaska are dying. A tropical turtle was found in Prince Rupert last week. And just this weekend, hundreds of dolphins were spotted in the Strait of Georgia.

So what is going on? The CBC's Belle Puri set out to find out — and discovered scientists are just as puzzled as the rest of us.


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