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Community Effort Provides $79,950 in COVID-19 Related Rapid Response Grants to Support Massachusetts Municipal Shellfish Initiatives

Woods Hole, MIT Sea Grant Programs lead effort with assistance from Barnstable County Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, Cape Cod 5, and Massachusetts Oyster Project to benefit both recreational and commercial fisheries across region.   December…
A deckhand on a lobster fishing vessel preparing equipment at sea.
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Sea Grant announces $2 million in support of 2021 American Lobster Initiative efforts

A deckhand for the FV Sugar Daddy prepares a line of lobster traps to be set off shore of Portsmouth, New Hampshire (Photo by Tim Briggs | New Hampshire Sea Grant).   Hallee Meltzer, NOAA Sea Grant  (>> Continue to full article) Sea…
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Announcing the new Massachusetts Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowship

Woods Hole Sea Grant and MIT Sea Grant are pleased to jointly announce the new Massachusetts Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship anticipates supporting two students applying to Massachusetts graduate programs and engaging…
Graphic with a map of the U.S. Northeast, a wave, and three icons representing renewable energy, a fishing boat, and a community network. The text reads, "Ocean Renewable Energies; Advancing research for the co-existence of fishing and coastal communities; $1M+ competitive funding opportunity with unique partnership:" with logos for the Department of Energy EERE Office, Northeast Sea Grant, and NOAA Fisheries.
Graphic with a map of the U.S. Northeast, a wave, and three icons representing renewable energy, a fishing boat, and a community network. The text reads, "Ocean Renewable Energies; Advancing research for the co-existence of fishing and coastal communities; $1M+ competitive funding opportunity with unique partnership:" with logos for the Department of Energy EERE Office, Northeast Sea Grant, and NOAA Fisheries.
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MIT News | Scientists discover slimy microbes that may help keep coral reefs healthy

The bacteria scrub out nitrogen, potentially defending against certain nutrient overloads. Image: Robert Walker >> Read full article via MIT News   MIT News | Researchers at MIT and the Woods Hole Oceanographic…
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Survey: Offshore Renewable Energy Stakeholder Needs

MIT Sea Grant would like your input on offshore renewable energy stakeholder needs. We are seeking feedback for three focus areas outlined below, as well as any additional stakeholder needs you may have that pertain to offshore renewable energy. >>…
A lobster being held over a container of many lobsters
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Sea Grant announces $2 million in support of 2020 American Lobster Initiative projects

Sea Grant announces $2 million in support of the Sea Grant American Lobster Initiative to address scientific and stakeholder needs associated with this important fishery.  >> Read the full article from the National Sea Grant Office >>…
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June 23, 2020 MIT Sea Grant Funded Research Project Update: Ocean Acidification

MIT Sea Grant provides competitive funding opportunities through our core RFP for Massachusetts university-based research scientists who seek to address marine issues in ways that benefit the Commonwealth. Join us on Tuesday, June 23rd…
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MIT Sea Grant announces five newly funded projects propelling innovation in the aquaculture industry

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. The FY2020 call for proposals focused on innovations in…