Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW) gathers people together from across the U.S. and around the world to engage in a dialogue on how to sustain the health of our ocean and Great Lakes. Connect with Sea Grant at CHOW 2021, held virtually June 8-10.
New research, led by Minnesota Sea Grant Director John A. Downing, demonstrates why keeping local lakes and other waterbodies clean produces cost-effective benefits locally and globally. The authors found that adding up global financial benefits of clean water shows that keeping water clean can help slow climate change, saving trillions of dollars.
Sea Grant is partnering with Swift Engineering on the development of a buoy like none before. Check out this multimedia feature to learn more about Sea Grant and Swift’s partnership on Kelp.
Sea Grant and its research partners announced two updates on efforts to better understand red snapper populations in U.S. coastal waters today. These complementary projects, which are interdisciplinary and connected to multiple partners and stakeholders are being conducted by external, university-based teams and administered by Sea Grant.
Sea Grant programs are helping coastal and Great Lakes communities increase their resilience to impacts of changing conditions at every step of the way.
For Sea Grant, resilience is more than a buzzword. As a network of 34 university-based programs, Sea Grant brings together experts in coastal processes, hazards, climate change, and urban planning to support cutting-edge research and outreach. Sea Grant is involved in every aspect of climate resilience planning and implementation, from start to finish. Tour some of Sea Grant's latest projects and on-going efforts to sustain diverse and vibrant coastal economies.