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NOIA Policy Paper on US Carbon Capture Use and Storage

The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has released the policy paper “Carbon Capture, Use, & Storage: An Economic, Employment, & Climate Opportunity for the U.S Offshore Region.” Along with key policy recommendations, the document details the vast advantages that the deployment of carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS) in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico can provide the U.S. to help meet ambitious emissions reduction targets to address climate change.

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Report, Open Letter Make Case for Policy Makers to Focus on Blue Carbon

The carbon stored in ocean ecosystems, such as mangroves and seagrasses, can help protect from runaway global heating, yet is being largely ignored by policymakers, a new report from the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) says. The report is backed by an open letter signed by over 7,000 marine and climate scientists, human rights experts, public figures and others, that was

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Capitol Hill Ocean Week 2021

Capitol Hill Ocean Week

Capitol Hill Ocean Week 2021 will be another all-virtual event. The upcoming conference will focus on the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in sustaining a healthy ocean, coast and Great Lakes. You can take a look at the detailed conference description and themes here. Those interested in sponsoring the policy conference in 2021 may email: carol@marinesanctuary.org.

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Webinar Today: The Governance Challenge of Deep Seabed Mineral Mining

The webinar “Washington Round Table on Public Policy: The Governance Challenge of Deep Seabed Mineral Mining” will take place July 22 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. EST. Conn Nugent, senior fellow at the Ocean Foundation and former program director of the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Seabed Mining Project, will discuss recent developments in the governance of deep seabed mineral mining. The

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