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Ten Ways We Can Help Monk Seals

Our veterinarian and field teams work to rescue seal pups, treat injuries, and sometimes even remove eels!
December 10, 2018 - Feature Story ,
Seal with an eel in its nose

Learn About Deep-Sea Corals Through Story Maps

Visit a series of story maps exploring deep-sea coral.
December 07, 2018 - Feature Story ,
An orange basket star covers a Picasso sponge at Davidson Seamount, California.

NOAA Great Lakes Restoration Funding Opportunity Announced

New multi-year regional partnerships will help delist Areas of Concern and restore fisheries native to the Great Lakes. Proposals are due February 4.
December 06, 2018 - Feature Story ,
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Large Whale Entanglements National Report Released

A national report on large whale entanglements confirmed in the United States in 2017. Seventy-six large whale entanglements were confirmed nationally in 2017, slightly above the annual average.
December 06, 2018 - Feature Story ,
Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission partners disentangle a North Atlantic right whale NOAA MMHSRP Permit 18786

Saving Endangered Sawfish

Endangered sawfish freed from marine debris
December 06, 2018 - Feature Story ,
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Two Habitat Conservation Leaders Earn NOAA Fisheries 2018 Dr. Nancy Foster Award

Winners of the Dr. Nancy Foster Award must demonstrate exceptional achievement and dedication to habitat conservation in the coastal and marine environment.
December 04, 2018 - Feature Story ,
Credit: Richard Yamada. Wetland in Juneau Alaska

2018 Northeast Fall Bottom Trawl Survey Completed

The Northeast Fisheries Science Center’s 2018 Fall Bottom Trawl Survey aboard the NOAA Ship Henry B. Bigelow has been completed. The survey began on September 4 as scheduled and ended on November 13, finishing 83 percent of planned stations.
December 03, 2018 - Feature Story ,
lobster regrowing an arm.

Learning about Atlantic Salmon in Greenland via Satellite Tags

NOAA Fisheries biologist Tim Sheehan spent 10 days in southwest Greenland trolling for pre-adult Atlantic salmon to capture and release with a pop-up satellite tag that records environmental conditions and the fish's behavior.
December 03, 2018 - Feature Story ,

U.S. Tackles Global Fisheries Challenges

Learn how the United States is working to tackle global fisheries challenges.
November 29, 2018 - Leadership Message ,
Vessel at port with American flag in foreground

National Academies of Sciences Releases New Coral Reef Interventions Research Review

NOAA-commissioned study highlights the need for advanced, unconventional approaches to coral reef conservation.
November 28, 2018 - Feature Story ,