Monday, November 24, 2014
Texas Sea Grant project helps shrimp fishery save sea turtles and gain access to new retail markets

Texas Sea Grant project helps shrimp fishery save sea turtles and gain access to new retail markets

A new pilot program helps shrimpers certify the proper use of turtle exclusion devices

Posted: Monday, November 24, 2014

Texas Sea Grant, with funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), has launched a pilot program to help shrimpers correctly install and operate turtle excluder...


The State of Sea Grant 2014 Report Released to Congress

The State of Sea Grant 2014 Report Released to Congress

Biennial Report to Congress by the National Sea Grant Advisory Board

Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Impacts, Challenges and Opportunities of the National Sea Grant College Program 


The Global Plastic Breakdown: How Microplastics Are Shredding Ocean Health

The Global Plastic Breakdown: How Microplastics Are Shredding Ocean Health

Posted: Sunday, November 16, 2014

Plastics are found in many common household items, and despite our best efforts to recycle, a good fraction—no one knows how large—becomes litter which can have...


Tracking Salt Marshes: Impacts of Sea Level Rise

Tracking Salt Marshes: Impacts of Sea Level Rise

Rhode Island is losing its salt marshes, and a new model shows where they’re likely to go

Posted: Monday, November 10, 2014

Over the past 200 years, Rhode Island has lost over 50 percent of its salt marshes due to coastal development, resulting in a loss of approximately 4,000 acres statewide. Rhode...


Students come together to reduce toxins in the environment

Students come together to reduce toxins in the environment

By educating students Pennsylvania Sea Grant is helping reduce harmful PPCPs in our waterways

Posted: Monday, October 27, 2014

Pennsylvania Sea Grant helped students at Mercyhusrt University complete a year long social change campaign to educate their college community about the issues involved in...


Knauss Fellowship: A life-changing experience

Knauss Fellowship: A life-changing experience

A Sea Grant Knauss Alumni from Class of 2002 was recently selected to be the Director of...

Posted: Monday, October 20, 2014

For Shelby Walker, a 2002 Knauss Fellowship seemed like a chance to take a break from the lab and consider her future. It wound up being a life-changing experience, one that would...


Great Teachers Explore the Great Lakes

Great Teachers Explore the Great Lakes

Posted: Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Through the The Bay Watershed Education or B-WET program Pennsylvania Sea Grant and Ohio Sea Grant provide critical support for formal and in-formal educators through an...


NOAA Sea Grant Awards $15.9 million for projects to build resilient coastal communities

NOAA Sea Grant Awards $15.9 million for projects to build resilient coastal communities

Federal grants leverage $7.9 million nonfederal match, for total of $23.8 million

Posted: Wednesday, October 08, 2014

NOAA Sea Grant announced today grants totaling $15.9 million to support over 300 projects around the nation that help build resilient coastal communities and economies. Through...


Coastal Community Resilience Index’s success inspires development of additional tools

Coastal Community Resilience Index’s success inspires development of additional tools

Posted: Monday, October 06, 2014

Due to the incredible sucess of the Coastal Resilience Index, Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant is working with several partners to pilot test the Fisheries Resilience Index and the...


Sea Grant Alerts Millions of U.S. Pet Owners of Potentially Lethal Toxins in NY Waters

Sea Grant Alerts Millions of U.S. Pet Owners of Potentially Lethal Toxins in NY Waters

Posted: Monday, September 29, 2014

Harmful algal blooms or HABs are increasing in many areas and while people may be getting sick, dogs are actually dying. New York Sea Grant has put together informative...


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