Carolina Bastidas, MIT Sea Grant Research Scientist, speaks to a group of female students in the lab.
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Women in Science: Students from the Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education Visit MIT Sea Grant

MIT Sea Grant Research Scientist Carolina Bastidas engages a group of female students pursuing science and engineering with her research on oyster rehabilitation. On March 3, 2020, a group of 35 female high school students – juniors and…
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Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Condition Report and Management Plan Review

Since 1992, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary has protected a complex, biologically diverse region within the Gulf of Maine that supports many human communities. The 842-square-mile sanctuary encompasses important feeding grounds…
An aerial shot of a blue-green Massachusetts Bay and Castle Island with many boats and a couple of tall ships
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MIT Sea Grant FY2021 RFP Now Open

>> Read the full announcement MIT Sea Grant provides competitive funding opportunities for Massachusetts university-based research scientists who seek to address marine issues in ways that benefit the Commonwealth. In 2021, MIT…
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Volunteer River Herring Monitoring: Charles River (April 1 - June 1, 2020)

MIT Sea Grant in collaboration with the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) will be coordinating a volunteer group to conduct river herring monitoring on the Charles River this year. The Monitoring period will be April…
Three smiling students crouch in a salt marsh counting species of grass.
An aerial shot of a blue-green Massachusetts Bay and Castle Island with many boats and a couple of tall ships
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November 19, 2019: MIT Sea Grant Core Funded Research Progress Update

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 1:00 - 3:30 pm 12 Emily Street (NW98), Cambridge, MA 02139 The streamed video of the session is available to view here, and embedded below. MIT Sea Grant provides competitive funding opportunities through…
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.…