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After Successful Fall Meeting, the Northeast Regional Ocean Plan Enters the Final Stretch

The North Atlantic is renowned for its incredible beauty, access to iconic keystone species, and rich maritime history. But today, New England’s coasts and ocean are busier than ever, with more stakeholders and a more diverse complexity of interests than ever before.… Read the rest

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Richard Delaney: ‘Research in action’ helps drive ocean management

Rich Delaney knows that in order to protect coastal environments, marine mammals, and ecosystems, you must first understand them: What are the unique needs of these places and the animals that depend on them, and what is the best way to protect them?… Read the rest

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Calendar of Events

November 16-17, 2015: Northeast Regional Planning Body Meeting

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October 20, 2015: Northeast Regional Planning Body Stakeholder Forum

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Ocean planning is underway in the Northeast. We are the first region in the nation to have a formal planning body at work on developing a true regional ocean plan. Learn more about the meetings, requests for public comment, and other ways you can get involved as a stakeholder in New England’s ocean future.

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The New England Ocean Action Network (NEOAN) is a diverse network of organizations, individuals and industries working together to promote new approaches to ocean management in our region based on collaboration, cooperation and sound science. Join our movement for healthy oceans, good government and thriving coastal communities.

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Our Partners

  • North American Marine Environment Protection Association
  • Connecticut Ornithological Association
  • E2 Environmental Entrepreneurs
  • New England Aquarium
  • Surfrider
  • Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies
  • Ocean River Institute
  • Save the Bay
  • The Gloucester Fishermen's Wives Association
  • Conservation Law Foundation
  • Island Institue
  • MASSPORT
  • Massachusetts Audubon
  • Ocean Conservancy
  • Sailors for the Sea
  • Sea Education Association
  • Cape Cod and Island - Self-Reliance
  • Rhode Island Chapter of the Sierra Club
  • National Wildlife Federation
  • Maine Ocean & Wind Industry Initiative
  • Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal and Ocean Observing Systems
  • Seacoast Science Center
  • Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation
  • Deep Water Wind
  • Center for American Progress
  • Audubon Society of Rhode Island
  • Clean Water Action Rhode Island
  • Ocean Renewabale Power Company
  • Mystic Aquarium