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CHOW 2014: Our Next Generation of Ocean Leaders Discuss Major Ocean Threats and Solutions with Congressional Leaders and Marine Experts

Capitol Hill Ocean Week has taught me a lot.  I learned about environmental issues and how to approach them, the government and how it works, and my fellow SCUBAnauts. A couple of environmental issues that stuck out to me were ocean acidity, pollution, damage to ocean floors from anchors, and rising sea levels.  Possible solutions included […]

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SCUBAnaut Youth Discuss Ocean Issues and Career Opportunities at NOAA

SCUBAnauts discuss threats facing coral reefs with Dr. Janna Shackeroff of NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program In our week at CHOW during our visit to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Headquarters in Silver Spring, we had the chance to see a presentation of one of the newest technologies and data sets not even […]

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Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW 2014) #OceanProm Ocean Awards Gala

Nauts with Dr. Kathryn Sullivan Twelve Scubanauts from three chapters had the amazing opportunity to attend Capitol Hill Ocean Week in Washington D.C., starting the trip off with a beyond the scenes tour of National Geographic as provided by Julie Brown. Next stop was the American Geophyscial Union hosted by former Scubanaut Scientist, Julie Galkiewicz.  One of the highlights of […]

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Nauts go Behind the Scenes at National Geographic Society

This trip to Washington, DC was very informational and super fun! Don’t get me wrong, everything we did on this trip was amazing. But the one thing that stood out to me on this trip was getting a behind the scenes tour of the National Geographic’s Society. Yeah I’ve read the magazines and watched a couple of […]

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