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Nominations Open for New National Marine Sanctuaries

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Our national marine sanctuaries protect special places in America‚Äôs ocean and Great Lakes, and promote responsible and sustainable uses to protect the health of our ocean for future generations. We talk with Matt Brookhart, Chief for Policy and Planning, NOAA’s

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Posted in National Marine Sanctuaries, Ways to Help the Ocean

109-Year-Old Shipwreck George E. Billings

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Did you know that hundreds of historic ships and aircraft lie beneath the waves off of California’s coast? We talked with Bob Schwemmer, a NOAA maritime archaeologist, whose job is to explore and document shipwrecks like the wreck of a

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Posted in Boating, National Marine Sanctuaries

Seal and Sea Lion Recovery

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There has been a dramatic recovery in seal and sea lion populations around the north Pacific where the animals have found protected places to recover, such as the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. Anthropologist Todd J. Braje, Ph.D., Assistant

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Posted in Marine Animals, National Marine Sanctuaries