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2012-03-05 23:23:20

The ocean is becoming an increasingly crowded place.

2011-03-08 04:09:00

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the annual Maine Fisherman's Forum the Bangor Daily News Reports that BOEMER is giving wind power development projects zoning rights over other uses of the ocean resources, such as commercial fishing, all in the name of marine spatial planning: "Paul Howard, executive director of New England Fishery Management Council, said the potential impact to commercial fishermen is too great for them not to be directly involved.

2010-04-22 07:00:00

SEATTLE, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line and Marine Conservation Biology Institute (MCBI) announced a new partnership to promote sustainable and compatible use of the oceans to protect the world's marine ecosystems.

2010-04-15 06:28:00

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, April 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior representatives from a wide range of ocean industries will convene to address the sustainability challenges facing the ocean business community in a landmark summit. The Sustainable Ocean Summit is the first international cross sectoral business conference on Corporate Ocean Responsibility.

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2009-07-21 13:55:00

The head of the agency overseeing federal ocean research services said Monday that wind turbines, fish farms and other pressures on the nation's oceans are increasingly sparking conflicts with more traditional activities such as shipping and recreational boating and must be more carefully planned out.

2009-06-02 11:01:00

Symposium to Focus on Ocean's Role in America's Financial Future WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NOAA Administrator, Dr.


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