The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to have above-normal activity, according to the mid-season update from NOAA.
The NOAA National Marine Sanctuary Systems will be celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and a livestreamed expedition begins next week at the first national marine sanctuary off Cape Hatteras.
NOAA Fisheries is holding virtual webinars on sea turtle bycatch measures being considered for the Atlantic croaker, longfin squid, and summer flounder fisheries.
The National Marine Fisheries Service is celebrating National Seafood Month to recognize the U.S.’s role as a global leader in sustainable seafood for both wild-caught and farmed species.
To help stranded or entangled sea turtles, call the NOAA Fisheries Sea Turtle Disentanglement Network team.
NOAA Fisheries is asking for feedback on proposed modifications to the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan.
NOAA named Andy Strelcheck to lead Fisheries’ Southeast Region, which oversees North Carolina, based in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Submit coastal and marine habitat photos by July 21 to help NOAA Fisheries highlight Habitat Month this month.
NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center expects 2021 to be an above-normal hurricane season.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says its new rip current forecast model can predict the hourly probability of rip currents along every mile of beach up to six days out.
The NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest is open until Dec. 15 for kindergarten through eighth grade students.
NOAA Office for Coastal Management is offering training opportunities this month on the Seven Best Practices for Risk Communication and Tools and Techniques for Facilitating Virtual Meetings.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office for Coastal Management will host a virtual meeting Oct. 7 for feedback on the state coastal management and National Estuarine Research Reserve programs.
Citing risks to the environment and the coastal economy, North Carolina officials have appealed a federal decision to override the state’s objection to a company’s plan to conduct offshore seismic exploration for oil and gas.
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season could be one of the busiest on record, according to the NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center’s annual August update to the Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook issued in May.
Paper nautical charts are popular as wall art but their usefulness to mariners has waned, and NOAA plans to transition from hard copy to digital maps of the nation’s waterways.