A shipping container on the water at sunset
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A Carbon Tax for Shipping: Theory and (Possible) Practice

Please join us at MIT Sea Grant  Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 1:30-2:30 pm 12 Emily Street (NW98), Cambridge, MA 02139   A tax on carbon emissions is widely perceived (by economists) as the most efficient way to reduce carbon…
A blue vectorized map of the Gulf of Maine with the symposium logo overlaid
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MIT Sea Grant Joins Hundreds of Leaders and Scientists Focusing on the Future of the Gulf of Maine

Scientists, planners, and leaders – largely from New England and the Maritime Provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island) have convened in Portland for the Gulf of Maine 2050 International Symposium November 4-8, 2019.…
Senator Whitehouse meets and Keith Ellenbogen stand next to a large image of a jellyfish floating in blue water.
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Visiting artist Keith Ellenbogen presents “Space to Sea” images to the U.S. Senate Ocean Caucus

Original piece published by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation here. Underwater photographer Keith Ellenbogen visited Washington, D.C., to present a series of his visually compelling images from Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary,…
A group of students sitting for a presentation with a female speaker in front of a screen displaying a picture of the MIT campus
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Hosting students from Oslo, Norway, at the MIT Sea Grant Design Lab for reduced carbon shipping emissions

The MIT Sea Grant Design Lab worked with Marsoft, an independent advisory group focusing on the maritime industry, to host students and faculty from Norway on October 16th. The students from the Oslo Handelsgymnasium – one of the largest…
Underwater photographer Keith Ellenbogen stands on the back of a boat with a Knauss Fellow and the superintendent of Stellwagen Bank.
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Space to Sea Shares Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary’s Mission to Inspire the Public

MIT Sea Grant visiting artist Keith Ellenbogen explores Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary through compelling visual images and environmental storytelling aboard NOAA’s Research Vessel Auk. Just before 5:30 am on August 12, Keith…
A woman and a child from behind about to drop a cardboard model into a large tank of water.
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Empowered Brains at MIT Sea Grant - Explorations in Ocean Engineering

Photographs and EEEeb writeup by Avery Normandin. Ecology, Evolution, and Engineering for Empowered Brains (EEEeb) is sensory-friendly series of educational workshops for Boston-area neurodiverse youth which aims to cultivate skills…
Rep. Dylan Fernandes, Matthew Charette and Michael Triantafyllou talk after a presentation on the Blue Economy at the State House
A group of scientists and volunteeres gathered on a dock for Shell Day last year
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SHELL DAY 2019 | August 22 & 23

Join the first coastal acidification monitoring blitz in the Northeast! Over 50 organizations will simultaneously collect water samples across New England to provide a snapshot of seawater conditions affecting shellfish and other coastal…
Oyster farm with many wire enclosures on flat wet sand