Protecting the Blue in our Red, White and Blue

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Share our news for #HealthyOceans!!More than 500 conservation leaders stood up for our nation’s waterways at this year’s Blue Vision Summit By Jenna Valente, Healthy Oceans Coalition Coordinator Take a deep breath. Inhale. Exhale. As you are filling your lungs

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Ocean Advocates Head to D.C. for Blue Vision Summit May 9-11 

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Share our news for #HealthyOceans!!Major gathering to ‘Defend the Blue in the Red, White and Blue’ Ocean activists from across the country are heading to Washington, D.C., May 9-11 to defend the ocean against President Trump’s budget cuts, attempts to expand

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Healthy Oceans Coalition hosts second annual advocacy training

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Share our news for #HealthyOceans!!Attendees spent two days in Chicago honing their advocacy skills by Jenna Valente, Healthy Oceans Coalition Coordinator, American Littoral Society Our oceans, coasts, and Great Lakes are imperative to the health of the planet and the living things

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HOC attends American Shore and Beach Preservation Association Coastal Summit

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Share our news for #HealthyOceans!!Attendees learned about the future of coastal management and advocated on Capitol Hill for sustainable management of our nation’s oceans, coasts, and Great Lakes by Jenna Valente, Healthy Oceans Coalition Coordinator, American Littoral Society (Photo credit:

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Q&A with Sheryl Gilmore

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Share our news for #HealthyOceans!!Through science-based education, Sheryl Gilmore is helping students to realize their potential to overcome complex climate challenges by Jenna Valente, Healthy Oceans Coalition Coordinator, American Littoral Society What organization do you work for? Acadia Institute of

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Trump Administration Takes Aim at Nation’s Ocean Arm (NRDC)

Share our news for #HealthyOceans!!HOC Takeaway: A great look from an HOC supporting organization on why NOAA is so important, from the New York perspective. by Alison Chase, NRDC, March 20, 2017 Release of the Trump Administration’s proposed 2018 federal

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NOAA Budget Cuts Opposed (Mount Desert Islander)

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Share our news for #HealthyOceans!!HOC Takeaway: It is amazing to see the senators from Maine, Hawai’i and Alaska come together to support the important work of NOAA. Mount Desert Islander, March 15, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sens. Susan Collins

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Trump cuts threaten Great Bay Reserve, NH Sea Grant (Seacoastonline.com)

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Share our news for #HealthyOceans!!HOC Takeaway: A good look into some impacts that would be felt in the New Hampshire seacoast should the proposed NOAA cuts be implemented. by Max Sullivan, March 19, 2017 Environmental officials across the Seacoast are

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Four Ways NOAA Benefits Your Life Today (Forbes.com)

Share our news for #HealthyOceans!!HOC analysis: this piece is a great introduction for those who might not know why NOAA is so important to all of us, not just scientists or climate geeks. by Marshall Shepherd / March 4, 2017

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Can a rising grassroots tide lift all the NOAA boats?

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Share our news for #HealthyOceans!!by Sarah Winter Whelan, Ocean Policy Program Director, American Littoral Society & Director, Healthy Oceans Coalition The “skinny budget” outlined by President Trump last week is surely light on one thing: full funding for the nation’s

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