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ECO Magazine (ECO), the marine science publication written by ocean experts and explorers, today announced the call for content and sponsorship for the special ‘State of the Coast’ issue, dedicated to the coast of Louisiana and wider Gulf Coast.

The ‘State of the Coast’ issue is a unique opportunity for those working in coastal restoration, regulation and management in Louisiana to have their work featured in a special, dedicated issue with a large international audience. ECO Magazine invites marine scientists, ocean professionals and policymakers to take part by submitting their press releases, feature stories, video features and photo essays.

The deadline to submit content or apply for sponsorship is October 1, 2018 at 11:55 p.m. EDT.

"This issue aims to not only highlight coastal restoration, management and regulation, but also the people responsible for the ground-breaking work in this field,” said Kira Coley, Senior Editor of ECO magazine. “This special issue will provide the platform for companies, scientists, and engineers to inform an international audience about their work and products that may be unique to coastal restoration.

The State of the Coast issue is made possible through a partnership with the organizers of State of the Coast (SOC), The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL), The Water Institute of the Gulf, and the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA). Sponsorships will also be undertaken to support the issue’s important message. ECO Magazine invites organizations to join them and their partners in supporting the ground-breaking work in coastal restoration along the Louisiana coast with an international audience working in this dynamic and growing field. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, click here.

For more information on how to submit, contact [email protected]. To receive notification of the State of the Coast publication, click here.

About ECO Magazine

ECO Magazine is a marine science publication committed to bringing scientists and professionals the latest ground-breaking research, industry news, and job opportunities from around the world. Through the eyes of ocean experts and explorers, ECO dives into the fields of marine science from coastal to deepsea, delivering thought-provoking stories on restoration, mitigation, regulation and assessment in the marine industry. ECO is published online and bi-monthly in print. To subscribe or learn more, click here.

About State of the Coast

The State of the Coast (SOC) Conference is the largest state-wide conference of its kind providing an interdisciplinary forum to exchange timely and relevant information on the dynamic conditions of Louisiana’s coastal communities, environment, and economy. The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL), The Water Institute of the Gulf, and the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA) partner to produce this forum, the need for which grows with every acre of land lost to the Gulf.