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Events & Things to Do in Midcoast & Penobscot Bay, ME, Maine Filter

High Tides and Hot Chocolate: Coastal Flooding Citizen Science Meet-Up 12/6

Portland, ME December 6 @ 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The work of Clifford Ross explores the natural world, prompting audiences to engage with the vitality and wonder of nature in an era of global climate change. Did you know that your photographs of water can be used to help scientists and municipalities gather local, accurate data that is critical… SEE MORE

Online - Fire Safety in the Marina and Boatyard Presented by AMI

December 7 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Fire Safety in the Marina and Boatyard December 7, 2021, Noon – 1:00 PM EST Kimberly Finley, SVP Marine Facilities Industry Practice Leader at CHUBB Insurance, joins AMI to discuss Fire Safety in the Marina and Boatyard SEE MORE

Latest News for Midcoast & Penobscot Bay, ME, Maine Filter

How a Native American Tribe on Long Island is Losing its Land to Rising Seas

12/6/2021 by US Harbors

By Emma Newberger. SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — The Shinnecock Indian Nation once had seasonal villages that stretched across the eastern end of Long Island. But after centuries of land loss and forced relocation, more than 600 tribe members now live on a shrinking 1.5 square mile peninsula. The Shinnecock, whose name… SEE MORE

https://apnews.com/article/science-health-business-environment-recycling-e40323953e5adffb32f73b60c9bb2202

Science Report: US Should Make Less Plastic to Save Oceans

12/5/2021 by US Harbors

By Seth Borenstein. America needs to rethink and reduce the way it generates plastics because so much of the material is littering the oceans and other waters, the National Academy of Sciences says in a new report. The United States, the world’s top plastics waste producer, generates more than 46… SEE MORE

World’s First Methanol-Fueled Towboat To Launch In 2023

12/3/2021 by US Harbors

By gCaptain. Maritime Partners in cooperation with Elliott Bay Design Group,  e1 Marine, and ABB, today announces that the M/V Hydrogen One, the world’s first methanol-fueled towboat, will join Maritime Partners’ fleet and become available for charter in 2023 to meet the pressing demand for sustainable towboat operations. Decarbonizing the towboat… SEE MORE

https://www.westcoast.fisheries.noaa.gov

FY22 NOAA Small Business Innovation Research Funding Opportunity Now Open

12/3/2021 by US Harbors

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has issued its Fiscal Year (FY) 22 Phase I Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. NOAA Phase I SBIR awards provide up to $150,000 with up to a six (6) month period of performance for conducting feasibility and proof… SEE MORE