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‘Keep the Sea Free of Debris’ Junior Ambassador Program

FAU Harbor Branch received a $100,000 award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to create the “Keep the Sea Free of Debris” Junior Ambassador Program. The program aims to teach children in underserved communities about the effects of litter and marine debris and empower them to be advocates for the ocean and inspire environmental stewardship. FAU Harbor Branch is

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Nominations Open for Don Walsh Award for Ocean Exploration

Awarded jointly by the Marine Technology Society (MTS) and the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) , the Captain Don Walsh Award for Ocean Exploration is presented annually to an individual who has made an outstanding, sustained, international contribution to the development, application or propagation of marine/underwater technology toward the advancement of ocean exploration.  Nomination details for the award are at: https://bit.ly/3fyiXIs, www.sut.org and www.mtsociety.org. The closing date for nominations is May 31, 2021. The award is named in

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Applications Open for Walter Munk Scholar Award

Nominations for the Walter Munk Scholar Award are open until May 31. The award, which is jointly sponsored and awarded by the Walter Munk Foundation for the Oceans (WMFO) and the Marine Technology Society (MTS), is presented annually to a scholar currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or postdoctoral program.  Created in 2019, this prestigious award honors scholars worldwide who

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Fundación BBVA Awards Marine Science Professor

Carlos Duarte

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, a graduate research university of science and technology in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, announced that Carlos M. Duarte, Ph.D., professor of marine science and Tarek Ahmed Juffali research chair in Red Sea ecology, has received a Frontiers of Knowledge Award for Ecology and Conservation Biology from Fundación BBVA in Spain. Originally from

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