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2014-06-11 12:21:14

Announcement made during Capitol Hill Ocean Week WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) announced at the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation's (NMSF) 12th annual Ocean Awards Gala June 10 that he is introducing the Great Lakes Cultural Heritage Assessment Act next month. Sen. Levin's proposed bill would direct the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to identify underwater areas in the Great Lakes that possess significant...

2014-06-10 12:21:47

Rule announced at Capitol Hill Ocean Week WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Counselor to the President John Podesta announced today that The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is releasing the final rule reopening the Sanctuary Nomination and Evaluation Process. The announcement came during Podesta's keynote address at Capitol Hill Ocean Week® (CHOW). The rulemaking allows Americans to nominate areas in our ocean and Great Lakes as national...

2014-06-06 12:21:43

Now everyone can follow the conversation! WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- OceansLIVE will cover proceedings at Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW), the nation's premier ocean-focused conference, June 10-12, in Washington, D.C. Hosted by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, CHOW provides an annual forum for marine professionals, government officials, and ocean enthusiasts to discuss the current state - and future - of our ocean and coasts. Presented by NOAA Office of...

2014-05-21 12:29:15

BOSTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation recently unveiled a set of paintings commemorating the historic 38(th) voyage of the whaleship Charles W. Morgan and its return to the whaling grounds in Stellwagen Bank. Created by Thomas W. Freeman, National Marine Sanctuary Foundation artist-in-residence, one painting depicts mother and calf humpback whales and other elements relating to Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary's efforts to...

2010-09-02 14:14:00

Jean-Michel Cousteau honored for "America's Underwater Treasures" film; announces release of four-book series "Explore the National Marine Sanctuaries" SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's national marine sanctuaries played a starring role at the BLUE Ocean Film Festival held August 24-29 in Monterey, California. The 14 federally designated marine protected areas were featured in many of the 80+ films screened during the festival, including the winner for Best...

2009-09-09 09:56:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF), the private, non-profit partner to NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, announced today that Jason Patlis has been selected by its Board of Trustees to serve as the new President and CEO. "We are excited and very fortunate to welcome Jason aboard. His vast experience and expertise will allow the Foundation to continue serving as a strong partner to NOAA's Office of National...

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. Jane Lubchenco, will give the keynote address to leading government policy makers, scientists, non-governmental groups and federal agency officials at the opening session of the Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW) Symposium, hosted by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF), on June 9th at the Reserve Officers Association building on Capitol Hill....

2008-12-03 10:27:00

Promotes Holiday Gift Giving that Supports Ocean Awareness and Conservation SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF) is offering a unique eco-friendly gift giving opportunity in partnership with OceansForMe.com, the world's first and only ocean registry that allows users to actually purchase their own virtual ocean parcel, identifiable by GPS coordinates, and explore the ocean on an interactive map. For every parcel registered...

2008-09-04 12:00:16

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Lou Cafiero of the Office National Marine Sanctuaries, +1-240-205-0400, or Nathan Constable of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, +1-301-608-3040, ext.5 WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF) announced today that it has funded the first of several marine conservation and education projects designed to protect the fragile coral reefs and communities of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine...

2008-07-07 09:00:32

To: ENVIRONMENTAL EDITORS Contact: Beth Shanley of The Ad Council, +1-212-984-1923; or Darrell Borquez of Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, +1-818- 295-5224; or Lori Arguelles of National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, +1-301-608-3040 NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advertising Council in collaboration with the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the U.S. Department of Interior, and Walt Disney Studios Home...


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