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Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Marine Monument under fire

On September 15th, 2016, President Barak Obama designated the first Marine National Monument in the Atlantic Ocean, the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument. An area, 4,913 square miles, off the coast of New England, it houses… Read More
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The birds and the dolphins

By Safina Center Fellow Ben Mirin Notes from the Field: The first of three vignettes A vignette from Expedition Echo, a 7-day sailing journey to record marine mammal vocalizations along the coast of Belize. It was a fisherman’s worst… Read More
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Reef rhythms

By Jessica Perelman In the wake of the largest and most widespread coral bleaching events in history, scientists are scrambling to better understand these vibrant, diverse marine ecosystems, and determine how to preserve the wealth of aquatic life… Read More
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