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August 5, 2013

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Request for Applications - FY'13 Competitive S-K Grants

NOAA recently published a Federal Funding Opportunity requesting applications under the FY'13 Saltonstall-Kennedy grant Program.  NOAA anticipates awarding between $5-$10 million in competitive grants focused on fisheries research and development projects, including innovative cooperative research projects with industry.  The Request for Applications will be open for 60 days from the date of posting. For more information, go to our website.

UJNR Call for Abstracts - Deadline August 15th


The NOAA Office of Aquaculture invites abstract submissions for oral presentations at the 41st United States - Japan Natural Resources (UJNR) Scientific Symposium, focused on "Advanced Aquaculture Technologies." The UJNR Aquaculture Panel is a cooperative research exchange between the U.S. and Japan, jointly addressing environmental and technical issues that affect the aquaculture industries of both nations. The deadline for abstracts in August 15. For guidelines and more information on submitting abstracts, go to our website.

National Ocean Council Marine Planning Handbook Now Available


The Marine Planning Handbook is now posted on the marine planning page of the National Ocean Council's website.

The Marine Planning Handbook supports the efforts of regions that choose to engage marine industries, stakeholders, the public, and government to advance their economic development and conservation priorities.

How Salmon Saves Your Skin from Sunburn!


Learn how and much more by reading our news feed on the NOAA Aquaculture homepage!  Other articles address NOAA acidification research, the comeback of the Olympia oyster, and omega-3s role in preventing some cancers.  Check out our homepage for more news and notices... click here!