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June 28, 2013
NOAA seeks public input on nomination process for potential new marine sanctuaries

Contact: Vernon Smith, 301-713-7248 Keeley Belva, 301-643-6463 NOAA is seeking public input on a proposed process and associated criteria to evaluate potential new national marine sanctuaries in the nation's marine and Great Lakes environments. A humpback whale feeds in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. NOAA will finalize the proposed process and criteria upon receiving public […]

Nature Brains: Environmental Education Pays Off for MPAs

Written by Darci Palmquist. CoolGreenScience. The Nature Conservancy Published on March 27th, 2012 The world’s marine habitats are in trouble, and there are only so many dollars we can throw at the problem. But putting just a few toward community education and outreach pays huge dividends, according to a new study by Nature Conservancy scientists […]