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Diets Rich in Food From the Ocean and Freshwater Sources Can Help Address Challenges


By Blue foods—those that come from the ocean or freshwater environments—have tremendous potential to help address several global challenges. With careful implementation of policies that leverage these foods, nations could get a boost on efforts to reduce nutritional deficits, lower disease risk, decrease greenhouse gas emissions and ensure resilience… SEE MORE

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Introducing Our New Fishing Expert: Adam Young


A Note from Our President, Anastasia Fischer I’d like to introduce Adam Young, as the new fishing expert and contributor! Born and raised between the St. Johns River and Indian River Lagoon in Florida, Adam brings a wealth of both freshwater and saltwater fishing knowledge to share with our… SEE MORE

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What is a Nor'easter?


By A Nor’easter is a storm along the East Coast of North America, so called because the winds over the coastal area are typically from the northeast. These storms may occur at any time of year but are most frequent and most violent between September and April. Some well… SEE MORE

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Provides $20M in Grants to Marinas


By The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the agency’s Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program will provide more than $20 million in grant funding for 19 states to construct, renovate and maintain marinas and other boating facilities for outdoor recreation. Under the BIG program, more than $2.8 million will… SEE MORE

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Banking on the Seaweed Rush


By Seaweed farmers promise to feed us, combat climate change, support coastal communities, provide wildlife habitat, and more. Can seaweed do it all? Offshore from Vancouver Island, British Columbia, a team hauls up a line laden with meter-long fronds of sugar kelp (Saccharina latissima), a floppy, brown seaweed with… SEE MORE

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6 Tools our Meteorologists use to Forecast the Weather


By Meteorologists at NOAA’s National Weather Service have always monitored the conditions of the atmosphere that impact the weather, but over time the equipment they use has changed. As technology advanced, our scientists began to use more efficient equipment to collect and use additional data. These technological advances enable… SEE MORE

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Updated "State of the Oceans" Report Now Available


By A Statista DossierPlus on the impact of climate change on the resilience and sustainability of the world’s oceans. State of the oceansOceans are an essential component of the Earth’s ecosystem – for oxygen, food, and water – it is impossible to sustain life on Earth without them. Oceans… SEE MORE

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How Long Can You Keep Fish on Ice?


By Teresa Taylor. The short answer is fish will last up to five days on ice – but if you don’t gut and bleed the fish first, it will only last a day or two before the flavor and quality of the fish suffer. But that’s not always practical, as… SEE MORE

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