The Wrack

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Posts tagged ocean

  • Ocean Drifters: Floating Like Larvae

    Using ocean drifters (small buoys carrying GPS units) as a stand-in for microscopic lobster larvae will allow scientists to get a better idea of where those larvae drift during their first weeks living as plankton before they settle to the bottom where they grow to adulthood.

  • Another Step Forward for National Ocean Policy

    | January 13, 2012

    The White House has released a draft implementation plan for National Ocean Policy, demonstrating ongoing progress on a massive task. The draft implementation plan is guided by four themes:

    1. Adopt ecosystem-based management
    2. Obtain, use, and share the best science and data
    3. Promote efficiency and collaboration
    4. Strengthen regional efforts

    The plan lays out a series of more than 50 actions — with accompanying outcomes and milestones — guided by these National Priority Objectives: