Tag Archives: Marine Policy

Marine Technology Society Seeks New Executive Director

The Marine Technology Society is launching a formal search to identify its next executive director after the resignation of Executive Director Kevin J. Traver in May. While the search is in process, Deputy Executive Director Kevyan Ann Sly will serve as acting executive director. The Marine Technology Society was incorporated in June 1963 to give members of academia, government and

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Capitol Hill Ocean Week Starts Today

Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW) brings together national and global stakeholders to address pressing science, conservation and management issues facing the ocean and Great Lakes. The event is convened by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation every June. This year, CHOW is focused on the changing ocean, restoration of the ocean and Great Lakes and working together for sustainable waters. Join

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Senior NOAA Official Calls for Retraction of Study on Illegal Fishing

Chris Oliver, recently appointed NOAA assistant administrator for fisheries, has called for retraction of a paper that finds one-fifth of the 2015 exports from Alaska to Japan illegal, unreported and unregulated. The paper was published July 6 in the journal Marine Policy and was criticized by Oliver in an Oct. 11 letter. Read more at Retraction Watch. Image: Kodiak Archipelago,

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