News from national marine sanctuary foundation A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jul 10, 2014, 09:00 ET
OceansLIVE.org broadcasting July 11-13 from the deck of the Charles W. Morgan, 1841 whaling ship, sailing through Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. While in the sanctuary, the Morgan crew will team with NOAA to conduct outreach activities highlighting the sanctuary's role in whale conservation and ocean research. OceansLIVE broadcasts interviews and commentary with historians, scientists, authors and artists discussing the shift from whaling to whale watching and conservation in New England. The Morgan is the last remaining whaling ship afloat and is on a new mission this summer to help protect the same whales she once hunted. (photo Mystic Seaport.) (PRNewsFoto/NMSF)

OceansLIVE broadcasts historic voyage of Charles W. Morgan July 11-13

OceansLIVE will broadcast from deck of the Charles W. Morgan, the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum, July 11-13 during the...

Jun 11, 2014, 11:00 ET

Senator Carl Levin Announces Great Lakes Cultural Heritage Assessment Act

Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) announced at the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation's (NMSF) 12th annual Ocean Awards Gala June 10 that he is...

Jun 10, 2014, 11:15 ET

John Podesta Announces National Marine Sanctuary Nomination Process is Reopened

Counselor to the President John Podesta announced today that The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is releasing the final rule...

Jun 06, 2014, 09:45 ET

OceansLIVE to broadcast Capitol Hill Ocean Week

OceansLIVE will cover proceedings at Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW), the nation's premier ocean-focused conference, June 10-12, in...

May 21, 2014, 11:45 ET

Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary and Charles W. Morgan paintings unveiled

The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation recently unveiled a set of paintings commemorating the historic 38th voyage of the whaleship Charles W....

Sep 02, 2010, 15:14 ET

National Marine Sanctuaries Highlighted at Blue Ocean Film Festival Aug. 24-29

Jean-Michel Cousteau honored for "America's Underwater Treasures" film; announces release of four-book series "Explore the National Marine...

Sep 09, 2009, 10:56 ET

National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Names Jason Patlis President & CEO

The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF), the private, non-profit partner to NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, announced today...

Jun 08, 2009, 10:22 ET

New Report Shows Ocean Resources and Coastal Communities Are Vital to Overall U.S. Economy yet Climate Change Poses Major Threat

The results of the first independent report on the ocean and the U.S. economy released today by the National Ocean Economic Program (NOEP) during...

Jun 02, 2009, 12:01 ET

NOAA Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco to Give Keynote at Capitol Hill Ocean Week Symposium

Symposium to Focus on Ocean's Role in America's Financial Future NOAA Administrator, Dr. Jane Lubchenco, will give the keynote address...

Dec 03, 2008, 11:27 ET

National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Partners with OceansForMe.com to Offer Virtual Parcels of the Ocean for Sale to the Public

Promotes Holiday Gift Giving that Supports Ocean Awareness and Conservation SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National...

Dec 17, 2007, 00:00 ET

National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Releases Annual Report and Announces Appointment of New Trustees

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation has released its 2007 annual report of activities,...

Nov 16, 2007, 00:00 ET

Video: Sanctuary Sam the Sea Lion to Head NOAA's New National Ocean Awareness Campaign

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NOAA's National Marine Sanctuary Program today announced the launch of a new national ocean...

Nov 06, 2007, 00:00 ET

National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Announces Ernest F. Hollings Ocean Awareness Trust Fund Recipients

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF) announced the award of 13 grants ranging from...