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  • $2.5M Available for Bycatch Innovations

    $2.5M Available for Bycatch Innovations

    Feb 5: NOAA Fisheries’ Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program announces 2016 funding opportunity.

  • Magnuson Act Propels Our Science Into the Future

    Magnuson Act Propels Our Science Into the Future

    Feb 1: Forty years after its passage, the Magnuson-Stevens Act continues to propel our science into the future.

  • Harmful Algal Blooms: A Sign of Things to Come?

    Harmful Algal Blooms: A Sign of Things to Come?

    Jan 27: An interview with NOAA Fisheries scientist Vera Trainer

  • Automatic Whale Detector, Version 2.0

    Automatic Whale Detector, Version 2.0

    Jan 13: Last year scientists combined infrared cameras with image recognition software to automatically detect and count migrating gray whales. This year, they upgraded.

  • Aerial Technology Aids Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

    Aerial Technology Aids Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

    Dec 18: NOAA Fisheries launches aerial technology to help stranded endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales, one of our Species in the Spotlight.

  • Research to Yield Ecosystem-based Management Tools

    Research to Yield Ecosystem-based Management Tools

    Nov 10: Keeping close tabs on the health of marine ecosystems might soon get a bit easier thanks to an international team of scientists led by Jason Link, NOAA Fisheries senior scientist for ecosystem management.

  • Help from Kelp

    Help from Kelp

    Sept 23: In the Pacific Northwest, NOAA scientists and partners are studying the potential for seaweed farms to help us fight ocean acidification by removing carbon dioxide from the ocean. The work is part of a project led by Puget Sound Restoration.

  • To Tag a Sea Turtle: A Look Behind the Scenes

    To Tag a Sea Turtle: A Look Behind the Scenes

    Sep 17: Ride along with scientists as they capture and tag sea turtles to get the information we need to protect these endangered species. Scientists were able to track the migrations of the turtles outfitted with satellite transmitters.

  • Tagged Hammerhead Travels Widely in Pacific Waters

    Tagged Hammerhead Travels Widely in Pacific Waters

    Sep 11: The first hammerhead shark fitted with a satellite tracking tag off Southern California has traveled more than 1,000 miles to Mexico and back again since NOAA Fisheries researchers tagged it near San Clemente Island about two months ago.

  • NOAA's First Climate Science Strategy Announced

    NOAA's First Climate Science Strategy Announced

    Aug 25: NOAA Fisheries announces it's first-ever Climate Science Strategy, which identifies seven key steps needed to increase the production, delivery, and use of climate-related information.

  • Eyes and Ears on the Water

    Eyes and Ears on the Water

    Oct 16: Learn more about how we're pioneering new science for protected marine species.

  • NOAA Fisheries Delivers World Class Science

    NOAA Fisheries Delivers World Class Science

    Aug 17: Richard Merrick, Chief Science Advisor for NOAA Fisheries, recognizes NOAA Fisheries’ clear commitment to maintaining the United States as a world leader in marine resource science and stewardship.

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