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Alabama Trustees to Hold Annual Public Meeting Video Presentation

December 9

The Alabama Trustee Implementation Group for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill will hold its 2021 annual public meeting on December 9, 2021 via an online video presentation. The presentation will include updates on the Alabama Trustee Implementation Group’s ongoing work implementing restoration projects. The video presentation will be available online on the State of Alabama’s Coastal… SEE MORE

Deep-Sea Mining Demystified - ONLINE

December 9 @ 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Determining the future of deep-sea mining has become a pressing issue for global society. What we do in the watery depths has direct implications for climate change, technology, marine life, and the financial autonomy of some island nations. If you’ve heard a little buzz about the topic but aren’t clear… SEE MORE

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Where’s Winter? NOAA Outlook Shows Warm Weather Coming Up

12/8/2021 by US Harbors

By Dave Longley. It may be December, but it doesn’t feel like it in most of the country. While Alaska has been dealing with cold and snow and Hawaii braced for “catastrophic rainfall,” pretty much the entire contiguous United States has been spared any significant winter weather. A new projection from… SEE MORE

Storm Sweeps Hawaii, Brings Threat of ‘Catastrophic’ Floods

12/7/2021 by US Harbors

By Caleb Jones. HONOLULU (AP) — A strong storm packing high winds and extremely heavy rain flooded roads and knocked out power across Hawaii, with officials warning Monday of potentially worse conditions ahead. The National Weather Service said the storm brings the threat of “catastrophic flooding” in the coming days… SEE MORE

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

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