Over $130 Million to Restore 10 Polluted Waterways Across the Country

When pollution harms American waterways, it’s not enough to simply clean up the Restoring the environment means implementing projects that help habitats, wildlife, and coastal communities recover quickly and Download this Restoration: Replacing What Was Lost Hear…

NOAA Awards $15.2M for Harmful Algal Bloom Research

Blooms of harmful algae, like this “red tide” off the coast of Texas, can cause illness and death in humans and

NOAA Proposes Connecticut National Estuarine Research Reserve

The Takeaway: If successful, this proposal to establish a 30th estuarine research reserve — with public comment happening during National Estuaries Week — would be the first one in From 2019 to 2020, American hikers grew by

International Guidelines on Natural and Nature-Based Features for Flood Risk Management

At Swan Island, situated in Chesapeake Bay, high rates of shoreline erosion and subsidence deteriorated the island’s natural habitat and its ability to shelter the nearby town of Ewell, Maryland, from wave Prior to restoration in 2019, the low-lying…

Hurricane Henri Emergency Response Imagery

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Fall High Tide Bulletin

Higher than normal high tides alone do not necessarily cause coastal However, they are becoming increasingly impactful due to continued sea level High tide flooding that inundates busy streets, and washes out beaches is more likely to occur…

Coral Reefs and Coastal Communities: Trends from Socioeconomic Surveying in South Florida

Grab a snapshot of the Florida report: download the full infographic (PDF) presented in this Since 2014, the NOAA National Coral Reef Monitoring Program (NCRMP) socioeconomic team has collected data to determine the human use of coral reef resources…

Now Available: Enhanced Gulf of Mexico Harmful Algal Bloom Forecasting Products

In the Gulf of Mexico, some harmful algal blooms (HABs) are caused by the microscopic algae species Karenia brevis, commonly called red These blooms can produce toxic chemicals that affect both marine organisms and humans, creating the potential to…

NOAA Celebrates 30 Years of Safer Marine Navigation Through PORTS(R)

It appears that your browser doesn’t support HTML5 Here’s a direct link to the video Learn about NOAA PORTS with this 30th anniversary Transcript Video Transcript [Chris DiVeglio, NOAA PORTS Program] “The incident in Tampa Bay inspired…

Global Platform Initiates Plan to Save Coral Reefs

Coral in the Red Coral reefs support more species than any other marine environment and rival rainforests in their Countless numbers of creatures rely on coral reefs for their Yet these important habitats are threatened by a…