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Features: April 2012

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Preparing for Offshore Drilling in Cuba and the Bahamas

As offshore oil drilling activity grows in the Florida Straits and off of the Bahamas, a new study from NOAA in support of the U.S. Coast Guard examines potential threats from future spills. More...

wildlife Hero - David Wiley

National Marine Sanctuary 'Wildlife Hero' Featured in Book on Species at Risk

David Wiley, the research coordinator at NOAA's Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, located off the coast of Massachusetts. Wiley's tireless work on behalf of the sanctuary's endangered whales is featured in the new book Wildlife Heroes: 40 Leading Conservationists and the Animals They are Committed to Saving by Julie Scardina and Jeff Flocken. More...