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NOAA’s Sea Grant and Disaster Preparedness Programs help address disaster impacts and recovery with three new projects

Dale Oakley Jr., Assistant Director of Natural Resources, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, is a key personnel on MIT Sea Grant’s disaster preparedness project. Oakley stands next to a camera system installed as part of a river herring monitoring project…
A blue shark approaches the camera of underwater photographer Keith Ellenbogen.
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Opening June 22 on NEAQ's Central Wharf - Space to Sea: A Photographic Journey into Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

BOSTON, MA (June 2022) – Acclaimed underwater photographer Keith Ellenbogen brings the rich and surprising biodiversity of marine life off the Massachusetts coast—including great white sharks, humpback whales, sea turtles, and North…

MIT Sea Grant Stakeholder Survey

MIT Sea Grant works to address the critical marine and coastal issues that impact the stakeholders of Massachusetts and beyond. We are beginning to develop our Strategic Plan for 2024-2027, and we start this process by assessing the ongoing…

Advancing Aquaculture: Meet the Oystamaran

(Photo/Video by John Freidah, MIT Mechanical Engineering) MIT students and engineers from MIT Sea Grant work with Ward Aquafarms in Cape Cod to help tackle some of the industry’s biggest challenges. The Oystamaran demonstrates that…
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Connecting Fishermen to Food Banks in a Time of Need | NOAA Fisheries

Innovative partnerships help fishermen and seafood farmers share the bounty of the sea with those who have less. Article by NOAA Fisheries Read about four initiatives around the country that helped provide a stable market for local fishermen…
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Now Open: Knauss, NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship, and other Student Opportunities

MIT Sea Grant administers and promotes a number of fellowships and opportunities to support students pursuing studies in marine research. The application period is currently open for several programs: NOAA Office for Coastal Management’s…
Collage of headshots of 2022 Knauss Fellows

Sea Grant Announces 2022 Finalists for the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program

NOAA and Sea Grant are pleased to announce the Finalists for the 2022 class of the Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program. The one-year fellowship places early career professionals in federal government offices in Washington,…
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.