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    Report a Stranded/ Beached Marine Animal
    September 22, 2014 -- To respond to stranded (sometimes called "beached") marine mammals (whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, and sea lions), we work with volunteer stranding networks (listed below) in all coastal states, coordinated by regional marine mammal stranding coordinators.
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    Warmer Temperatures in Gulf of Alaska Could Have Effects on Fisheries
    September 18, 2014 -- Temperatures in the waters of the Gulf of Alaska have been as high as five degrees Fahrenheit above average.  Although fluctuation does occur naturally with the seasons, this particular increase is attributed to other factors.
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    Grant Opportunity: NMSF Hollings Grants for Ocean Stewardship in National Marine Sanctuaries
    September 17, 2014 -- The following was released by The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF):
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    Fish-Choking Microbeads Have States Limiting Cosmetic Contents
    September 17, 2014 -- Microbeads, the tiny plastic balls added to body scrubs and toothpastes by such manufacturers as L’Oreal SA and Procter & Gamble Co., were marketed as the greatest beauty aid since cold cream. Now fish have a gut full, and some U.S. and state lawmakers want the ingredient banned
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    ISSF Announces Updated Status of the Stocks: Report shows 86% of tuna catch comes from healthy stock and updates Pacific bigeye stock rating
    WASHINGTON -- September 17, 2014 -- The following was released by the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation:
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GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES: Don't be fooled by NOAA's latest grant allocation

October 21, 2014 -- Look, It’s time our federal lawmakers tackled this issue — and NOAA’s budgeted revenues — head on.

That means ensuring that a far greater share of this money — dedicated to the fishing industry, not the federal government’s grotesque management of it — is headed this way.