News - Environmental Literacy and Workforce Development

What is ocean literacy?

One of the focus areas for Sea Grant at the national level is environmental literacy. We have discussed the definition of this term in these blogs before, but the mission of the National Sea Grant program is to enhance the practical use and...

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By: Tina Miller-Way / Published: Feb 14, 2019

Getting the most out federally funded research

Non-science folks might not give a second thought to what happens to scientific data after a study has ended and the researchers move on their next project. But they should! Though they may not know it, data collected during federally funded...

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By: Missy Partyka / Published: Feb 01, 2019

Gulf of Mexico Alliance to hold All-Hands meeting at The Lodge

Every year GOMA (the Gulf of Mexico Alliance) meets in a different Gulf state to address its six priority issues (coastal resiliency, data and monitoring, education and engagement, habitat resources, water resources and wildlife and fisheries) and...

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By: Phillip Hinesley / Published: Jan 25, 2019

Grad students: Apply for these fellowships

We are accepting applications for four NOAA fellowships. The fellowships are open to graduate students, and the application deadlines are nearing! Students apply through our program for fellowships that can be in several different locations.

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jan 11, 2019

Sea Grant Knauss Fellow to serve in Sen. Hyde-Smith’s Office

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium’s 2019 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellow Sandra Cutts has been placed in Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith’s office after a week of interviews in legislative offices on Capitol Hill. Cutts, a University...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jan 02, 2019