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Rick Spinrad Confirmed as NOAA Administrator

Richard (Rick) W. Spinrad, Ph.D., an internationally renowned scientist with four decades of ocean, atmosphere, and climate science and policy expertise, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the under secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and the 11th NOAA administrator. Building upon NOAA’s extensive mission, Spinrad intends to advance three overarching NOAA priorities: Developing a full portfolio of

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Sustainable Fishing Challenges, Approaches: An Angler’s Perspective

By Coty Perry As with many other aspects of government policy, overfishing and other fishing-related environmental issues are a real problem, but it’s not clear that government intervention is the solution. Indeed, it might be one of the main drivers of overfishing. Much like drone fishing, there are serious ethical issues of interest to the average angler. There’s another commonality

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New Age of Ocean Science Communications

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By Monica Allen, Director of Public Affairs, NOAA Research Communication and ocean technology are revolutionizing ocean science. This comes at a time when we urgently need progress in understanding, protecting, restoring and sustainably using the global ocean. In January 2021, the United Nations launched a Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development to bring together all nations to address significant

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