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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 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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WORKSHOP OCT 5, 7, 9: SMART OCEANS 2020

Convergence. Acceleration. Impact. Workshop Details: Session 1: October 5, 2020 (12 - 2:30 p.m. ET) Session 2: October 7, 2020 (12 - 3:30 p.m. ET) Session 3: October 9, 2020 (12 - 1 p.m. ET) >> Conference Website: www.smartoceans2020.org >>…
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9/24: Koch Institute 2020 Visions Webinar with MIT Sea Grant Visiting Artist Keith Ellenbogen

A virtual celebration of 2020 Visions, the 10th annual Image Awards exhibition now on display in the Koch Institute Public Galleries REGISTER HERE Join the Koch Institute for a "lunch & learn" webinar including a…
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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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A Message from the Director

Image: www.shutdownstem.com   On behalf of all our staff at the MIT Sea Grant Program, I would like to state our deeply held conviction that Black Lives Matter. Although we are a small unit, we believe that we can make a contribution…
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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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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…