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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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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Conference

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Conference 2020

The year 2020 is an important milestone for scientific research within the Gulf of Mexico. It marks the 10th anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster and signifies the culmination of a decade of dedicated research that has increased our knowledge of marine oil-spill science, Gulf ecosystems, and the impacts of the spill to those ecosystems and communities. Additionally, it presents

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Apply for a Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Knauss fellows 2019

The notice of federal funding opportunity for the 2021 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship is now open. The fellowship provides a one-year, paid experience for highly qualified early-career professionals to work on issues related to coastal, marine and Great Lakes science and policy in offices within the executive or legislative branch of government in Washington, D.C.    Graduate students interested in

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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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The First World Ocean Festival

The first-ever World Ocean Festival will take place for a week starting June 4 in New York City. It will be the prelude to The Ocean Conference June 5 to 9. The festival, organized by the Global Brian Foundation, will bring public attention to the  UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically Goal 14 on conservation and use of the oceans, seas and

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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 throughout the world. Recent U.S. policy changes have caused heightened worry among scientists, and these concerns are shared by scientists and nonscientists alike around the globe, prompting this movement for science. Find out more here.

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