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The Water Institute of the Gulf, in partnership with the University of Arizona Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology (BARA), will explore and assess socioeconomic trends in coastal Louisiana.

Mote Marine Laboratory and The Nature Conservancy are partnering on a coral conservation initiative that will enable coral restoration at unprecedented scales throughout the Caribbean and the Florida Keys.

A new study recently published in the journal Global Biogeochemical Cycles offers clues to the potential impact of ocean acidification deep-sea, shell-forming organisms.

Humans are largely made up of millions of microbes, collectively called our microbiomes. These microbial "ecosystems" contribute to keeping us healthy. It's the same for corals and other species such as marine sponges, scientists are finding.

Coral fish become stressed and lose weight if they are separated from each other, hampering their chances of survival, an Australian study has revealed.

In the hands of Ilya Buynevich, associate professor in the Department of Earth & Environmental Science, geology isn’t just about rocks and sand.

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today announced the availability of a Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) that recommends strong measures to protect marine mammals and coastal environments in the Gulf of Mexico from the potential impacts of geological and geophysical (G&G) surveys for oil, gas and minerals.

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Robert Bonnie today announced a new three-year, $328 million restoration strategy to improve water quality and help coastal ecosystems heal following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

On 15 September, 2016, President Obama designated the first marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean, protecting fragile deep-sea ecosystems off the coast of New England as the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument.

Hawaiian officials have proposed a series of steps to fight coral bleaching that's threatening the state's reefs, including new marine protected areas, limits on fishing and controlling polluted runoff from land.

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill led to 2012 passage of the RESTORE Act, which directs 80 percent of associated civil and administrative Clean Water Act penalties to ecosystem restoration, economic recovery, and tourism promotion in the Gulf Coast region.

According to an article published in The Lens, coastal advocates and the federal government are keeping a wary watch on spending as RESTORE Act money flows into Louisiana.

A group of scientists with FAU Harbor Branch are creating technology that will allow them to view – in 3-D – the millions of microscopic creatures and particles that populate bodies of water, including the Indian River Lagoon (IRL), thanks to funding provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

At the recent Monaco Yacht Show, DeepFlight announced that it has partnered with Shanghai-based Rainbowfish Ocean Technology to open the oceans for underwater tourism. DeepFlight Adventures will offer submarine experiences at resort and other locations around the world starting in 2017.

Digitalization plays a key role in the Finnish maritime cluster and harvesting its benefits effectively is a priority for the Government of Finland. In particular, in the area of the autonomous maritime system, By 2025, Finnish maritime industries will create an ecosystem for autonomous marine transport.

Imagine taking the pulse of a remote area of the ocean in real time to understand trends, anticipate problems, and devise mitigation measures for immediate corrective actions. Imagine if ocean technology pioneers had a platform to rapidly prove new marine technologies in the field. Six miles off the coast of Southern California, Catalina Sea Ranch is doing exactly that.

PacIOOS deployed a second wave buoy in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu as part of Hawaii Natural Energy Institute's (HNEI) efforts to test in-water wave energy conversion devices at the U.S. Navy Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) in Kaneohe Bay.

Global, hindcast WaveWatch III monthly mean, climatology and anomaly wave fields for the period Jan 1979 - May 2016 are now available via the Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS) Visualization System Climatology app.

EdgeTech, the leader in high resolution sonar imaging systems and underwater technology, will be conducting on-water equipment demonstrations during MTS TechSurge in Ft. Lauderdale, FL October 26-28, 2016.

As of 22 August 2016, Louisiana Cat is an official Cat Propulsion Dealer Agreement. The company is the first Caterpillar Dealership in the Americas to reach all requirements for training and technical sales and support to become a Gold level dealer for the full line of Cat Propulsion equipment.

In offshore wind safety news, VIKING expands their portfolio of cutting-edge Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) designed with the industry in mind.

Stormwater runoff and coastal development are major threats to coastal resources such as coral reefs, native habitat, and water quality.

AXYS Technologies’ (AXYS) reports that their next generation TRIAXYS g3 wave sensor has successfully completed a series of rigorous sea trials.

NORBIT Subsea has updated their firmware/software package designed to increase the performance of the wideband multi-beam sonar (WBMS) family of systems with the high resolution side-scan-snippets (which take full benefit of the cylindrical array and the 80kHz FM bandwidth), roll stabilization over 160° swath (Applanix interfaced), flexible water column display / output and enhancements to the intuitive user interface.

A world renowned oceanographer and leading phytoplankton researcher will lead Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI) as its new executive director.

The completely new World Ocean Council website is a sharp, well organized and easily accessible portal to the world of WOC - the International Ocean Business Alliance for Corporate Ocean Responsibility.

Terrestrial Alaska has been widely explored and economically understood for over a century. While we have a handle on this, we know little about what lies underneath the surface of sounds, seas, gulfs and oceans.

AXYS Technologies Inc (AXYS) has appointed Geomarine of as their new reseller in Italy. Based in Senigallia, Italy, Geomarine is part of the DIMMS group, offering technical expertise in offshore environments around the Mediterranean.

ClassNK, Japan’s international certification and classification society, will host a round table discussion about floating wind technologies on the sidelines of Wind Energy Hamburg (WEH) on 26 September.

Petróleos Mexicanos reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 6.3% in 2015 with respect to the previous year. The accumulated reduction since 2008 reached 40%.