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Environmental Law Fall Forum scheduled in Mobile

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program will host its Environmental Law Fall Forum from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Dec. 3 at the Radisson Admiral Semmes Hotel on Government Street in Mobile, Ala. Distinguished speakers from across the Southeast...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Nov 02, 2010

Market research identifies charter-fishing customers

A recent survey of fishing-charter customers is coming in handy as federal waters reopen after the Deepwater Horizon oil well disaster. Gulf Shores/Orange Beach Tourism (GSOBT), the destination marketing organization for Gulf Shores and Orange...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 11, 2010

Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant programs offer funding opportunities

Competitions to fund coastal storms, sea-level-rise and ecosystem-valuation projects

The Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant programs have released requests for pre-proposals (RFPs) for regional research initiatives that total nearly $2.3 million in funding...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Sep 15, 2010

Survey to identify oil-spill and coastal research priorities

The Gulf of Mexico Research Plan is being updated to account for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and identify new priorities or shifts in priorities. The Gulf of Mexico Research Plan was released in September 2009 and has been used in initiatives...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Sep 07, 2010