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High-school students tackle resilience scenarios

Coastal erosion, restocking/restaffing businesses, protecting critical infrastructure, and housing important city records were just a few of the challenges local high-school students were posed with during the Student Stewardship Summit held at The...

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By: Tracie Sempier / Published: May 26, 2017

Who applies for our fellowships?

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant collects applications for three different national-level fellowships every year. Applicants for these three fellowships originate from 33 Sea Grant programs. Under special conditions, Sea Grant Programs occasionally...

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By: Loretta Leist / Published: May 11, 2017

Why you should slow down in no-wake zones

Waterfront property owners directly benefit from the establishment of no-wake zones in their area from decreased wave energy hitting their shoreline. The consistent hammering of boat wakes will lead to erosion through wearing away at a bulkhead or...

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By: Eric Sparks / Published: May 04, 2017

Dolphins and turtles and oil – oh my!

I always get excited when I’m walking along the beach and see dolphins off in the distance or – better yet – am lucky enough to catch a glimpse of a sea turtle swimming in shallow waters. I can’t help it!

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By: Larissa Graham / Published: Apr 12, 2017