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Sea turtles are back, noshing on jellyfish
San Francisco Chronicle – CA, USA
Benson led teams of specialists aboard the NOAA research ship David Starr Jordan that carried sonar gear to scan for the jellyfish while crew members tagged
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Senate Ends Ban On Offshore Oil Drilling Off Atlantic, Pacific Coasts
AHN – USA
Washington, DC (AHN) – Senate lawmakers voted Saturday to end a 26-year ban on offshore drilling for oil off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts as part of a
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Highlights of offshore drilling, budget measure
The Associated Press
Highlights of the spending bill sent to President Bush on Saturday that would end a freeze on more offshore oil drilling and provide money for federal
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Presidential Action Ensures Recreational Fishing in Federal Waters
MuskieFIRST – Rhinelander,WI,USA
This historic amendment ensures that federal agencies must maintain recreational fishing on federal lands and waters, including marine protected areas.
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Bush wants to expand marine protections in Pacific
The Associated Press
He also announced that the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, off the California coast, will be expanded by 585 square nautical miles to include the
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President Bush Discusses US Ocean Action Plan
Whitehouse.gov (press release) – Washington,DC,USA
And so I’ve asked the Secretaries of the Interior, Commerce, and Defense, as well as the CEQ Chairman, to work to find additional areas in the Pacific that
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Fact Sheet: Protecting Our Oceans
Whitehouse.gov (press release) – Washington,DC,USA
Creating the largest fully protected marine conservation area in the world: President Bush established the Papahânaumokuâkea Marine National Monument in
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