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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…
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
Colorfully abstract painting by Nedret Andre inspired by eel grass
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Coastal Ecologist Julie Simpson gives a talk on eelgrass to kick off the Copley Square Hotel Art Square Gallery’s first exhibit, Ocean Life

MIT Sea Grant Coastal Ecologist Julie Simpson gave a talk to kick off the Copley Square Hotel Art Square Gallery’s first exhibit, Ocean Life. Artist Nedret Andre’s seagrass-inspired art opening was held on July 18 5-7pm. Ocean Life is…
Keith Ellenbogen and Rep. Joe Kennedy in his office in Capitol Hill.
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Gulf of Maine 2050 International Symposium Open for Registration, Abstracts, and New Sponsors

Registration is open for the Gulf of Maine 2050 International Symposium Nov 4-8 in Portland, Maine. Join MIT Sea Grant's Carolina Bastidas, Judith Pederson, and over 30 organizations contributing to the development of a collaborative 30-year…