On November 27, Washington State Governor Chris Gregoire and her Blue Ribbon Panel on Ocean Acidification released a detailed report and plan of action to address the present and future impacts of acidification on Washington’s marine environment.
Applications are now being accepting for Ocean Leadership’s Spring Policy internship position. The Consortium for Ocean Leadership offers Washington, DC-based internships for students at Ocean Leadership member institutions.
[ June 4, 2013 to June 6, 2013. ] June 4-6, 2013
Please note our new venue!
Newseum555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NWKnight Conference Center (Use the 6th Street Entrance)Washington, DC
The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation’sLEADERSHIP AWARDS DINNERJune 4
Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NWWashington, DC
NOW AVAILABLE, the CHOW 2012 Summary Report can be found here.
Congress was out of session for most of October after having passed a stopgap spending measure to fund the federal government through the end of March 2013 at current year levels.
Today, the Consortium for Ocean Leadership presented U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) with the Admiral James D. Watkins Award at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography (URI GSO).
During the month of September, much of the efforts of Congress have focused on budgetary measures for the 2013 Fiscal Year.
The Consortium for Ocean Leadership is the trusted voice of the ocean science community in the nation’s capital. Our Public Affairs team represents our member institutions through research, commentary and support for sciencebased ocean policies.
On August 27, after a scorching summer of record-breaking drought and heat across the U.S., scientists reported that summer sea ice in the Arctic Ocean had shrunk to its lowest extent in recorded history—worrisome news to those concerned about polar bears or eroding Inupiat villages or other impacts of climate change.