Important notice to presidents of universities and colleges and heads of other national science foundation grantee organizations.
A federal judge ruled Thursday that BP PLC is liable for spilling just over 3 million barrels of crude into the Gulf of Mexico in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, 24% less than federal prosecutors had claimed.
This week, Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and International Research Institute for Climate and Society held a briefing on improving subseasonal to interannual forecasts.
On Tuesday, the Marine Technology Society (MTS) held a Capitol Hill briefing entitled “Technology Transfer for the Blue Economy: Opportunities for Growing the Economy and Employment”.
This week the President issued an executive Order – Enhancing Coordination of National Efforts in the Arctic.
During the delivery of his State of the Union, President Obama highlighted the importance of science and also mocked climate skepticism.
During debate on the Keystone XL pipeline, Senators were put on record during consideration of several amendments to the legislation.
Today, the NRC released “Sea Change: 2015-2025 Decadal Survey of Ocean Sciences”. The report identifies strategic priorities for the next decade as well as addresses the balance of infrastructure needed to meet research goals.
Extending from the tip of the Alaskan peninsula, the Aleutian Islands are home to one of the richest and most biologically productive marine life ecosystems, and our largest populations of marine mammals, seabirds, fish and shellfish in the world.
Last month, President Obama used his executive power to protect Alaska’s Bristol Bay from future oil and gas drilling.