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Scientists studying human-dolphin interactions

NOAA Fisheries Service, in partnership with the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, has awarded an $80,000 grant to scientists studying bottlenose dolphins in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Ph.D. Candidate Steve Shippee of the University of...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jan 12, 2009

$300,000 NOAA grant to develop science programs in schools

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. — A $300,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Education Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) program will help teach Alabama and Mississippi educators about coastal landscapes,...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jan 07, 2009

Hundreds share information about coastal issues, resources

More than 400 people attended the Mississippi-Alabama Bays and Bayous Symposium on Oct. 28-29 at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center in Biloxi to share information about coastal resources, natural hazards, fish stocks, water...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Nov 15, 2008

People asked to comment on Gulf of Mexico Research Plan

The Gulf of Mexico Research Plan (GMRP) is available for public comment through Dec. 7. This plan outlines the regional research priorities for the Gulf of Mexico based on constituent input, including survey responses from more than 1,200 people and...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Oct 21, 2008