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Survey: Offshore Renewable Energy Research Needs

MIT Sea Grant would like your input on offshore renewable energy research needs. We are seeking stakeholder feedback for three focus areas outlined below, as well as any additional research needs you may have that pertain to offshore renewable…
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More than a Meal: MIT Sea Grant facilitates Covid-19 Rapid Response project, Saving a Community Fishery, Feeding a Population

Top left: Robby Brandano, head of purchasing and sales at Great Eastern Seafood, examines fresh haddock ready for processing in Boston. Top right: The CCCFA Haddock Chowder label. Bottom: A batch of Haddock Chowder awaits delivery to the…
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Offshore Renewable Energy in the US: Learning as We Go - Baird Symposium Series

Effects on the Food Web - Part 4 of Baird Symposium Webinar Series at District Hall Providence September 23, 2020 from 9:00 - 10:30 am ET >> RSVP >>VISIT RI SEA GRANT BAIRD SYMPOSIUM PAGE >> SUBSCRIBE TO THE YOUTUBE…
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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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Lion’s Mane Jellyfish Showing Up At Massachusetts Beaches

MIT Sea Grant Visiting Artist Keith Ellenbogen captured images of lion's mane jellyfish appearing in our local waters. Read the article | CBS Boston This work is part of Keith's Space to Sea project, documenting marine life within Stellwagen…
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MIT Sea Grant Coastal Ecologist and researchers from BU, US EPA, CZM, ICTA - UAB publish eelgrass article in Estuaries and Coasts

MIT Sea Grant Coastal Ecologist Dr. Juliet Simpson worked with researchers from Boston University, US EPA, CZM, and the Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA - UAB) in Spain, to publish a recent article in the Journal of the…
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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…
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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…