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Everyone who depends on a healthy marine ecosystem needs to know that in the next few weeks the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is preparing to finalize changes to the science-based policies that form the backbone of how we manage our fisheries.

http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2016/08/24/losing-the-gold-american-fisheries-at-risk/
Who needs to know that American fish stocks may be once again at risk? Everyone who dines on American seafood. Every coastal town from the Northeast to the Gulf to Alaska that relies on commercial ...
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Although the #Arctic’s Smith Bay may look like any other stretch of water, its #ecology is clearly unique.

https://medium.com/@VitalArctic/what-we-can-learn-from-remarkable-smith-bay-alaska-ff3856d4f5df#.gtqoj51lp
A look at why this unique region needs protection
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Coral reefs are the rainforests of the sea. They provide three-dimensional habitat for an astonishing variety of plants and animals.

http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2016/07/28/restoring-endangered-coral-reefs-2/
With mass coral bleaching in the Great Barrier Reef making headlines all over the world this summer, we wanted to check in with Tripp Funderburk of Coral Restoration Foundation to learn how corals ...
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I grew up in the South, a place of great beauty, great complexity and great contradiction. This is where I found my calling: to restore the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon disaster. And this is also where I am part of a storm that has been building for some time, one that is changing the social landscape and how we must measure truth, justice and peace.

http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2016/07/18/we-rise-and-fall-together-as-one-country-as-one-world/
Because we rise and fall together. This has been a heartbreaking month – a heartbreaking year – for our country and around the world. Like you, I’m troubled and heartbroken by the racial inequality...
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As the state representative for the Florida Keys and South Miami-Dade County, there are few things more important to our well-being than the health of our unique marine environment. We are home to ...
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Daily distraction. What type of shark are you? Take the quiz! #SharkWeek http://ow.ly/wp4Y301GPAV
The long-awaited week filled with chilling shark drama has arrived: #SharkWeek 2016! To get you in the Shark Week spirit, we have put together a personality quiz that will match you with your perfe...
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Cruising the Northwest Passage is a symbol of a rapidly changing #Arctic. #CrystalSerenity http://ow.ly/E1i6303kyz9
SEWARD, ALASKA – Small only in comparison to the rocky peaks surrounding the city, the cruise ship Crystal Serenity easily dwarfed every other structure in Seward, Alaska. On August 16, she slipped...
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This investment in Gulf restoration is such an important one for the America, and we should do everything we can to make sure it is money well spent.

http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2016/08/01/a-road-map-for-ensuring-bp-dollars-are-well-spent-in-the-gulf/
For many people, buying a house or a car is one of the biggest purchases you’ll make in your lifetime. Which is why you hire an appraiser or mechanic to inspect that house or car before you sign th...
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This week we’re celebrating all things coral! It’s no secret that coral reefs are spectacular ecosystems, but we wanted to do a deep dive into what exactly makes corals so special. Check out nine ways corals are even cooler than you thought:

http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2016/07/25/corals-are-like-what/
This week we're celebrating all things coral! It's no secret that coral reefs are spectacular ecosystems, but we wanted to do a deep dive into what exactly makes corals so special. Check out nine w...
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Great news from the west coast! San Francisco bans polystyrene foam. http://ow.ly/52Ox3021B1u
Great news from the west coast! Last week, the San Francisco County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a ban on the sale of polystyrene foam. Foam packing, cups and mooring buoys will be prohi...
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Poles apart: Learn the differences between #Antarctica and the #Arctic. http://ow.ly/wMhG301Z45r
This blog was written by Roger Di Silvestro, a field correspondent for Ocean Conservancy. Have you ever seen a cartoon or advertisement that showed penguins and polar bears cavorting together in th...
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The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) just took a huge step in preparing our ocean, fisheries and coastal communities for climate change. This type of foresight and required coordination is ...
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Ocean conservancy educates and empowers people to take action on behalf of the ocean. Visit our website to learn more: www.oceanconservancy.org