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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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2018 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Competition Now Open

The 2018 National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship competition is now open. Students enrolled toward a degree in a graduate or professional program with an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources may apply. Applications are due to your state’s Sea Grant program by

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