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MIT Sea Grant Announces Six Core RFP Funded Projects

MIT Sea Grant provides competitive funding opportunities for Massachusetts research scientists who seek to address marine issues in ways that benefit the state and region. Funding is provided through MIT Sea Grant’s competitive Core Request…
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Introducing: Aquaculture Internships for Massachusetts

Introducing a paid internship program to grow seafood here in Massachusetts! The Massachusetts aquaculture industry is in search of staff who are reliable and willing to learn. Aquaculture Internships for Massachusetts (AIM), a collaborative…
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Northeast Funding Opportunity: Sea Grant and NOAA Fisheries Partner to Invest $1M

Sea Grant and NOAA Fisheries partner to invest $1 million to advance understanding of fishing community interactions with offshore wind development JANUARY 10, 2024 — The Northeast Sea Grant Consortium, in partnership with the National…
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New Cohort of STREAM Grant Projects Support Coastal Education and Community Science

MIT Sea Grant Announces 11 STREAM Projects Selected for Funding Now in its third year, the STREAM Grant program (Solutions Through Research, Education, and Art in Massachusetts) has awarded a total of 21 grants to a diversity of individuals…
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Sea Grant Continues to Support the Aquaculture Industry with FY23 Investments

December 8, 2023 (Amara Davis, National Sea Grant Announcement)—Globally, aquaculture plays a significant role in seafood production, accounting for more than half of all seafood consumed by humans. In the U.S., aquaculture is increasing in…
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Protecting Coasts and Habitats with Architected Artificial Reefs

An estimated 133 million people live in coastal shoreline counties in the US, about 40% of the population (NOAA State of the Coast Report). Coastal communities, infrastructures, habitats, and species are increasingly vulnerable to storm impacts…
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Mapping Blue Carbon: New Report Highlights Coastal Ecosystem Benefits

>>EPA Report: “Blue Carbon Reservoirs from Maine to Long Island NY” Healthy coastal habitats are not only important for Massachusetts’ seafood industry and broader Blue Economy, but also play a critical role in a less visible…
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October 25: Autonomous Robotic Systems in Aquaculture with Dr. Eleni Kelasidi

Wednesday, October 25 at 3:00pm ET MIT Sea Grant, 12 Emily St. Cambridge, MA (Hybrid) Register here to join by Zoom or in-person Abstract: Autonomous Robotic Systems in Aquaculture An increasing world population raises concerns…
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SHIPSHAPE Podcast: Meet MIT Sea Grant Marine Extension Specialist Danny Badger

The Sea Grant Vision: How MIT Sea Grant's Programs Bridge Science and Community with Danny Badger In this episode of SHIPSHAPE, delve into the world of marine scientific research with MIT Sea Grant Marine Extension Specialist Danny Badger.…
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Sea Grant Announces 2024 Class of Knauss Marine Policy Fellows

>>Read the full Sea Grant announcement The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Sea Grant College Program is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2024 class of the John A. Knauss…