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For I Knew a Ship from Stem to Stern

21 February 2017, 4:59 pm - via NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuary News

In 1838, at about 20 years of age and with two escape attempts already behind him, Frederick Douglass was working as a caulker in the Baltimore shipyards, pounding hemp into the seams of wooden...

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How Recreation Bolsters Local Economies along the Olympic Coast

17 February 2017, 4:57 pm - via NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuary News

It's February! And in the month of love we may hear folks wax poetic about long walks on the beach. But those strolls along the coast have a far greater impact than you might expect -- in...

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Exploring the Deep Waters of National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa

16 February 2017, 4:03 pm - via NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuary News

What lies in the deep waters of National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa? Over the next several months, you'll be able to watch dives in these unexplored waters in real time to find...

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Community Engagement in National Marine Sanctuaries - PART 1: Volunteering

14 February 2017, 4:01 pm - via NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuary News

National marine sanctuaries rely on volunteers like you! Volunteering is one way to explore our nation's underwater treasures while doing your part to ensure a healthy ocean and Great Lakes....

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Describing the Proposed Mallows Bay - Potomac River National Marine Sanctuary National Marine Sanctuary

9 February 2017, 3:59 pm - via NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuary News

For the first time in two decades, NOAA is in the process of designating new national marine sanctuaries. One such site currently under consideration is the historically-significant Mallows Bay...

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A Maritime Economy Past and Present: Socioeconomics of the Proposed Wisconsin - Lake Michigan National Marine Sanctuary National Marine Sanctuary

7 February 2017, 3:58 pm - via NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuary News

For decades, the people of Wisconsin have strived to study, preserve, and interpret their Great Lakes shipwrecks and maritime heritage. In December 2014, Governor Scott Walker took steps to...

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Small but Mighty: Understanding Sand Lance in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

26 January 2017, 3:57 pm - via NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuary News

Since its designation in 1992, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary has been one of the world's premier whale watching destinations. Now, scientists are learning that the reason so many...

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