U.S. and Santa Catarina scientists discuss the importance of marine space planning for sustainable development

Virtual panel bring together representatives from the University of California, NOAA’s National Ocean and the Federal University of Santa Catarina Porto Alegre, October 20, 2021: The U.S. Consul General in Porto Alegre, in partnership with the U.S. Embassy in Brazil, the Federal University of Santa Catarina and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are holding …

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FACT SHEET: President Obama to Create the World’s Largest Marine Protected Area

On Friday, President Obama will expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating the world’s largest marine protected area. Building on the United States’ global leadership in marine conservation, today’s designation will more than quadruple the size of the existing marine monument, permanently protecting pristine coral reefs, deep sea marine habitats, …

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U.S. Consulate Promotes Beach Clean-up at Praia da Reserva

Working to further Secretary of State Kerry’s “Our Ocean” movement Rio de Janeiro, July 8th, 2016 – In support of Secretary of State John Kerry’s “Our Ocean” initiative , U.S. General Consulate Rio de Janeiro organized a beach clean-up at Praia da Reserva, Barra da Tijuca, on Sunday June 19th.  The clean-up took place on the eve of International Surfing Day (June 20th), …

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