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    AUDIO: The Mike Buck Show Discusses Proposed Pacific Marine Monument Expansion
    September 15, 2014 -- On the September 5 edition of the Honolulu-based Mike Buck Show, the host discussed a recent public listening session hosted by NOAA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service regarding the proposed expansion of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument (PRIMNM).
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    A Dozen Puffins Will Get You 800 Mackerel: Inside The Weird Economy Of Zoos
    September 12, 2014 -- Under the endangered species act, buying or selling an endangered animal requires a permit. The permits are hard to get — even for zoos and aquariums.

    But there's a loophole.
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    Maine Lobster Fishery Enters Sustainable Certification Assessment
    September 10, 2014 -- The Maine Certified Sustainable Lobster Association, Inc., a group of New England lobster wharf operators, processors, dealers and wholesalers, has entered the Gulf of Maine lobster fishery (Homarus americanus) into independent, third-party assessment against the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) standard for sustainable and well-managed fisheries.
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    Mussels Lose Footing in More Acidic Ocean
    PENN COVE, Wash. -- September 10, 2014 -- Ocean acidification impairs mussels' ability to attach to surfaces – alarming commercial growers farming the waters around Puget Sound.
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    Could Great Lakes Fisheries Be Revived Through Fish Farms?
    September 8, 2014 -- Even though Michigan is surrounded by more than 20 percent of the world's freshwater, fish farming is largely unheard of there.

    But this summer, the aquaculture industry took a step forward. And that has touched off a debate over the appropriateness of fish farming on the Great Lakes.
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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.