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Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Announces Hire of Ginaia Kelly as Chapter Director

Oct 9, 2018.
Photo by Chad King/NOAA

Contact: Marcus Reamer Strategic Communications Director, National Marine Sanctuary Foundation marcus@marinesanctuary.org 301.608.3040 x 311 MONTEREY, CA – The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (the Foundation) announces the hiring of Ginaia Kelly as chapter director of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (the Chapter). Beginning October 22, Kelly will be responsible for managing the Foundation’s local work…

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Blue Star Dive Operators Remove Over One Ton of Marine Debris from Reefs in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary as Part of Goal: Clean Seas Florida Keys

Aug 20, 2018.
Photo by Matt McIntosh/NOAA

Cristal Clear Charters, DiveN2Life, and Key Dives receive funding from the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation to support cleanup dives as part of Goal: Clean Seas Florida Keys Contact: Marcus Reamer Strategic Communications Director marcus@marinesanctuary.org 301.608.3040 x 311 The economy of the Florida Keys depends on tourism, and tourism depends on a healthy barrier reef and…

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National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Awards $120,000 Grant to Center for Coastal Studies to Engage Local Fishing Community in Research and Conservation

Jul 10, 2018.

Contact: Marcus Reamer Strategic Communications Director 301.608.3040 x 311 marcus@marinesanctuary.org    National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Awards $120,000 Grant to Center for Coastal Studies to Engage Local Fishing Community in Research and Conservation WASHINGTON, DC – The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation announces a grant of $119,147 to the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) to study bycatch…

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Partners launch 2018 program to protect blue whales and blue skies

Jun 20, 2018.
A blue whale and car carrier in the Santa Barbara Channel Photo credit: John Calambokidis/Cascadia Research

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The partners in an initiative to cut air pollution and protect whales today announced the launch of the 2018 incentive program, which will start July 1 and end November 15, 2018, with voluntary vessel speed reduction (VSR) zones in the Santa Barbara Channel region and San Francisco Bay area. For the…

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Our Response to Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council’s Recommendation to expand Flower Gardens Banks National Marine Sanctuary

May 10, 2018.
Photo Credit: G.P. Schmahl/NOAA

The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation issued the following statement in support of the recommendation by the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council (SAC) to expand Flower Gardens Banks National Marine Sanctuary:   The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation commends the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary SAC for their work with the National Oceanic…

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National Marine Sanctuary Foundation to Honor Ocean Champions at 16th Annual Ocean Awards Gala

May 9, 2018.

Washington, DC – The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation announced its 2018 Ocean Awards Gala honorees: Gordon and Betty Moore will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award; the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) will receive the Conservation Innovation Award; and, Will Benson will receive the Volunteer of the Year Award. Honorees will accept their awards at the gala…

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National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Seeks Proposals to Remove Marine Debris in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Apr 16, 2018.
Photo by Matt McIntosh/NOAA

In support of Goal: Clean Seas Florida Keys, the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation is providing $80,000 to Blue Star dive operators to remove underwater marine debris and aid in restoration efforts. Monroe County, FL  – The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (the Foundation) announces a funding opportunity for the removal of marine debris within the Florida Keys…

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National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Announces Open Registration for Capitol Hill Ocean Week

Mar 19, 2018.
Capitol Hill Week 2018

Capitol Hill Ocean Week 2018 Offers Expanded Opportunities to Engage in Ocean and Great Lakes Policy   Washington, DC — The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (the Foundation) announced the opening of registration for Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW) 2018, the nation’s premier ocean policy conference, bringing together global stakeholders to discuss ocean and Great Lakes…

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New Partnership to Monitor Mallows Bay Water Quality

Mar 13, 2018.
Photo: Kimberly Hernandez/Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Long-Term Monitoring Site to Benefit Public, Resource Managers, and Scientists Charles County, Maryland – The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (the Foundation) and Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced a five-year partnership to monitor water quality at Mallows Bay on the Potomac River, a site being considered for designation as a national marine sanctuary. The partnership plans…

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Eleven global shipping companies slowed transits in 2017 program to protect blue whales and blue skies

Mar 12, 2018.
Photo: John Calambodikis/Cascadia Research

Program cuts more than 80 tons of smog-forming emissions   SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The partners in an initiative to cut air pollution and protect whales today announced results from the 2017 program and publicly recognized the 11 shipping companies who participated, reducing speeds to 12 knots or less in two regions. For the first…

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