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Sea Creatures to Avoid at the Shore

A few coastal "residents" are capable of turning your lazy day at the shore into an anxious wait at the local clinic....

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Eco Forecast Wrap-Up

This article compiles 2015 regionial harmful algal bloom, dead zone, and coral bleaching outlooks for 2015...

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Stellwagen Sojourn

Visit Stellwagen Bank, an underwater plateau located at the mouth of Massachusetts Bay about 25 miles from Boston...

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Sanctuaries Resized

On June 9, 2015, the size of California's Cordell Bank and Gulf of the Farallones national marine sanctuaries more than doubled...

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People of NOS

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Marine Biologist. Geodesist. Graphic Designer. These are just a few of the wide variety of jobs held by people who work for the National Ocean Service. Head over to our People of NOS profiles to meet some of our staff and get quick links to NOAA careers, volunteerism, and internships.