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  • Fishermen See 'Science in Action' Aboard NOAA Ship

    Fishermen See 'Science in Action' Aboard NOAA Ship

    Aug 18: This year, scientists conducting a survey of coastal pelagic species off the West Coast partnered with fishermen to expand their reach into nearshore waters.

  • Scientist Named a Species in the Spotlight Hero

    Scientist Named a Species in the Spotlight Hero

    July 14: NOAA Fisheries and the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta presented a Species in the Spotlight Hero Award to Dr. Fitry Pakiding for her work on Pacific leatherback conservation.

  • NOAA Fisheries Recognizes Alaskan Recovery Heroes

    NOAA Fisheries Recognizes Alaskan Recovery Heroes

    Apr 7: Alaska's Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson received a Species in the Spotlight Recovery Hero Award for their contributions towards the recovery of the endangered Cook Inlet beluga whale.

  • Scientist and Farmer Grow Better Bivalves Together

    Scientist and Farmer Grow Better Bivalves Together

    Feb 3: An unlikely partnership between a scientist and a fisherman makes a successful duo not only in the half-shell market, but also in ecological restoration.

  • Education Program Ups Diversity in Marine Sciences

    Education Program Ups Diversity in Marine Sciences

    Apr 15: Learn how the Partnership Education Program increases diversity in the marine sciences.

  • Final Rule Issued for Revised Green Turtle Listing

    Final Rule Issued for Revised Green Turtle Listing

    Apr 5: NOAA and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will reclassify green sea turtles into 11 Distinct Population Segments under Endangered Species Act, and and list turtles from two breeding populations currently considered endangered as threatened.

  • NOAA Recommends $25 Million in SK Projects

    NOAA Recommends $25 Million in SK Projects

    Jun 25: NOAA Fisheries announced that it is recommending 88 projects for a total of $25 million under the 2014-2015 Saltonstall-Kennedy (SK) Grant Program. This is the most significant amount of funding ever granted by NOAA under this program.

  • Sea Turtles Rescued from the Cold

    Sea Turtles Rescued from the Cold

    Dec 23: A record number of sea turtles have stranded after being cold-stunned this fall. The Sea Turtle Stranding Network is bringing them in from the cold.

  • New Funding Supports Innovation in U.S. Fisheries

    New Funding Supports Innovation in U.S. Fisheries

    Jul 24: The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced the fourth round of grants awards from its Fisheries Innovation Fund, to support sustainable fisheries in the U.S. 

  • How to Disentangle a Tangled Up Whale

    How to Disentangle a Tangled Up Whale

    Mar 31: Every year, dozens of whales become entangled in fishing gear off the U.S. Atlantic coast. The Atlantic Large Whale Disentanglement Network works to save them.

  • Funds Support Innovation in U.S. Fisheries

    Funds Support Innovation in U.S. Fisheries

    April 30: Today the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announces grant awards for its Fisheries Innovation Fund to support sustainable fisheries in the U.S.

  • Putting Local Fish Back On Our Plates

    Putting Local Fish Back On Our Plates

    Nov 7: The Gulf Maine Research Institute has a new project called "Out of the Blue" which helps introduce lesser-known seafood to stagnant palates, while getting the market to demand this seafood.

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