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2022 Pacific Marine Expo

Seattle, WA November 17 - November 19

Pacific Marine Expo, the West Coast’s largest and longest running commercial marine and fishing industry trade show, returns to Seattle from Thursday, Nov. 17, through Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Lumen Field Event Center. “The return of the Expo last year proved again that this show is the place to be… SEE MORE

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Coast Guard Alerts Southern Florida About Approach of Ian

9/23/2022 by Editor

Message from the US Coast Guard: Coast Guard Alerts Southern Florida to Prepare for Possible Impacts of Tropical Storm Ian MIAMI — Crews from the Seventh Coast Guard District are making preparations in advance of Tropical Depression NINE’s anticipated development into a hurricane, Friday. Homeland Security Task Force – Southeast… SEE MORE

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How to Help Puerto Rico Rebuild

9/23/2022 by Editor

By NPR's Juliana Kim  Hurricane Fiona slammed into southwestern Puerto Rico on Sunday, wiping out the power grid and cutting off clean water to most of the island's residents. President Biden declared an emergency in Puerto Rico, calling on both the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management… SEE MORE

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The Beauty and Fragility of Coral Reefs

9/14/2022 by Editor

By Rachel Ross. Coral reefs are large underwater structures composed of the skeletons of colonial marine invertebrates called coral. The coral species that build reefs are known as hermatypic, or "hard," corals because they extract calcium carbonate from seawater to create a hard, durable exoskeleton that protects their soft, sac-like… SEE MORE

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Find a Coastal Clean Up Event Near You

9/13/2022 by Editor

By Every year during Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup™, hundreds of thousands of volunteers comb lakes, rivers and beaches around the world for trash. Find a cleanup leader near you and join the movement. Here's how to use the map (link at the bottom of this post): Search for… SEE MORE