Connecting Children to the Outdoors – Ocean Education Programs Rekindle Our Bond with Nature

The gust of wind carried the grand arch of balloons away from the confines of the city garbage bin. The students of Pacific Grove Middle School in Pacific Grove, Calif., did not delight in their flight. Not cheers, but gasps, escaped from the children’s mouths as they watched the balloons drift away beyond their reach.

Read the full story at NOAA National Marine Sanctuary News.

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Protection for the Ocean Food Chain

A move to protect the menhaden, an essential link in the food chain whose numbers have plummeted over the last half-century, is good news.

Read the full article in the New York Times.

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NOAA Offers ‘How Do We Explore’ – A Free Online Ocean Exploration Course for Teachers and the Public

A free online educational workshop for formal and informal educators, ocean explorers, scientists and other interested members of the public will be available from NOAA later this month.
NOAA News Releases

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Ocean Acidification Changes Nitrogen Cycling in World Seas (ScienceDaily.com)

Ocean Acidification changes nitrogen cycling in world seas. (ScienceDaily.com)
Read the story at Science Daily.

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Caution Urged as Whaling Fight in Southern Ocean Heats Up (Sydney Morning Herald)

Caution urged as whaling fight in Southern Ocean heats up. (Sydney Morning Herald)
Read the full story in the Sydney Morning Herald.

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