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Stellwagen Bank 2020 Condition Report

Stellwagen Bank

NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries released the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary 2020 Condition Report.    Condition reports summarize resources and ecosystem services within a national marine sanctuary, pressures on those resources, current conditions and trends, and management responses to the pressures. The Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Condition Report: Findings of Status and Trends 2007-2018 indicates that water quality

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2020 State of the US Coast Guard Address

State of the US Coast Guard address 2020

The Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard outlined the vision for the service and highlighted the accomplishments of its people during the 2020 State of the Coast Guard Address in Charleston, South Carolina, in February. During his annual address, Adm. Karl Schultz reflected on the organization’s successes over the past year and the fiscal year 2021 president’s budget request. He

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New Series of ‘First’ Manned Dives in 2020

Triton Victor Vescovo 2020

The groundbreaking Triton 36000/2 will be utilized once again by investor and explorer Victor Vescovo as he embarks on a new series of dives in 2020, visiting never before seen ocean depths and famed historic sites. A collaboration between Triton Submarines, Vescovo and EYOS Expeditions, the Caladan Oceanic expeditions will be documented in real-time between February and July of 2020.

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Funding for American Lobster Research

American lobster fishery

The 2020 American Lobster Research Program funding opportunity is now open. This program will support research to address critical gaps in knowledge about how the American lobster and its fishery is being impacted by environmental change. It is informed by listening sessions with regional fishing industry stakeholders; state and federal fisheries managers; and university, state and federal fisheries researchers.  

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National Inventors Hall of Fame 2020 Inductees

ClearCurve optical fiber inventors

Twenty-two innovation pioneers were named as the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) 2020 class of inductees. In partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), NIHF will honor these Inductees in Washington, D.C., May 6 to 7 at one of the innovation industry’s most highly anticipated events: “The Greatest Celebration of American Innovation.” The maritime-related 2020 inductees

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2020 Navy Contracting Summit

2020 Navy Contracting Summit

The 2020 Navy Contracting Summit will take place June 29 to 30, 2020 inNorfolk, Virginia. The Defense Department will need even more industry partnerships as the U.S. prepares for and responds to conflict. The Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act has been passed by Congress and signed by the president, providing $738 billion for defense for fiscal year 2020. That means substantial

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