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Ryan Zinke Is the New US Interior Secretary
Ryan Zinke, most recently a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Montana, was confirmed Wednesday by the
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IUCN Report Says Microplastics Make Up 30% of Ocean Trash
Tiny plastic particles washed off household and industrial products could contribute up to 30 percent of the “plastic soup” polluting
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Twitter Chat Wed. @ 10 AM PST w/ Sylvia Earle
Interested in the ocean plastic problem? Join a Twitter chat with the legendary oceanographer Sylvia Earle at 10:00 a.m. Pacific
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ICS Chairman Pushes for CO2 Reduction Strategy for Shipping
Speaking in Indonesia at The Economist magazine’s World Ocean Summit,  Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) Esben Poulsson
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March for Science April 22
The March for Science is scheduled for Earth Day, April 22, 2017. It is an international movement, with marches planned
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SSV Oliver Hazard Perry Runs on Biodiesel
On February 21, the 200-ft. sailing school vessel (SSV) Oliver Hazard Perry took on 6,000 gallons of B20 fuel, comprising
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Expedition Underway to Search for Amelia Earhart’s Plane
A group of ocean explorers left Honolulu February 18 and will be at sea 30 to 45 days on an
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National WWII Museum’s PT-305 Close to Launch
The National WWII Museum’s fully restored PT-305 will be ready for public rides beginning April 1. The U.S. Navy used
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Funding Opportunity: FY 2017 Ocean Technology Transition Project
The U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) Program is seeking to fund projects that advance new or existing technology-based solutions
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Semifinalists Named for Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE
The semifinalists for the $7 million Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE have been announced. The teams advancing will test their entries
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