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2018: A look ahead

As we turn the calendar to a new year, there is little time to pause and think about 2017 here at Sea Grant. While it’s easy to rattle off a list of accomplishments and projects completed across the country by the team of folks that I work with, I...

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By: Rusty Grice / Published: Jan 11, 2018

Follow these accounts on social media, and be merry

Happy Holidays. My gift to you is this extensive list of social media accounts associated with our Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant program and/or programs that our staff members are associated with. For example, did you know we help support education...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Dec 20, 2017

Project to highlight waterfront oral histories

Living along a working waterfront is not a unique situation, but the character of the community there makes those places unique and special places to live and work. We all know that the waterfront is important to our economy.

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By: Jody Thompson / Published: Dec 14, 2017

What old urban patterns teach us about new coastal development

How do basic urban patterns affect a city’s ability to become more coastally resilient? One area that may provide some insight into that question is Newport, Rhode Island. Though Newport is often associated with old money opulence, few would...

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By: Stephen Deal / Published: Dec 07, 2017