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- Alliance Photo Contest Winner: Sherry Halbrook, Port Aransas, Texas (2/28/2014) - The competition was tight but Sherry Halbrook from Port Aransas, Texas is our official winner of the 2014 GOMA Photo Contest.
- GOMA Teams Release New Animated Educational Ocean Video (2/7/2014) - ANSWERS THE QUESTION "WHAT DOES THE OCEAN DO FOR HUMANS?" Want to learn more about the value of the Earth’s ocean? It’s easy with the new video titled “Ocean Ecosystem Services.”
- GOMA Announces 2014 PIT Meetings and 10-Year Anniversary (1/29/2014) - SAVE THE DATE! 2014 GOMA PIT meetings and anniversary celebration will take place May 19-21 in historic downtown Mobile, Alabama at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel.
- Take the Gulf Atlas Survey (1/20/2014) - A diverse group of users have found the Gulf of Mexico Data Atlas to be an easy-to-use resource for a wide variety of Gulf of Mexico data. Help evaluate the Atlas and provide input on how to improve it for the next upgrade.
- From Muck to Marshes (12/20/2013) - Sand is gold, and it’s becoming harder and harder to find for nourishing sandy beaches, rebuilding important fish habitat, restoring barrier islands and coastal marshes. But, sand is not the whole story. Rebuilding marshes requires finer grained materials, such as mud and clays, collectively known as "muck".
- Sempier Takes on New Role at the Alliance (12/13/2013) - The Gulf of Mexico Alliance has hired Tracie Sempier to serve as its regional program manager. The position is a shared position between the Gulf of Mexico Alliance and the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium’s (MASGC) Coastal Storms Program.
- HCRT Team Holds Sea Level Rise and Sediment Management Workshops in Mexico (10/25/2013) - Under an award from the EPA Gulf of Mexico Program, the Gulf of Mexico Foundation sponsored the International Integration Workshop on Sea-Level Rise in Merida, Yucatan from October 21 - 23, 2013.
- Nutrient Reduction Strategies a Top Priority at the Hypoxia Task Force Fall 2013 Meeting (10/21/2013) - The Hypoxia Task Force (HTF) held its Fall 2013 meeting in Minneapolis on September 23 - 25, 2013. Development and implementation of nutrient reduction strategies for all 12 HTF states continues to be a top priority.
- USFWS Releases a Vision for a Healthy Gulf of Mexico Watershed (10/18/2013) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) recently released their Vision for a Healthy Gulf of Mexico Watershed identifying eight conservation strategies and 16 focal areas.
- HABs Primer Now Available! (10/8/2013) - The Gulf of Mexico Alliances's Water Quality team has recently released, the Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) Primer, that details what HABs are, what causes them, and other factors concerning the “how’s, why’s and where’s” related to HABs in the Gulf.
- Principles of Ecological Restoration Workshops (9/18/2013) - Two "Principles of Ecological Restoraton" workshops are being held on November 6-8 in Pensacola, FL and November 12-14 in Moss Point, MS.
- Millions of Chemical Analyses from Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Now Available (9/12/2013) - NOAA has announced the release of a comprehensive, quality controlled dataset that give access to millions of chemical analyses and other data on the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
- Ecosystems Team Announces Release of GecoServ2 (9/11/2013) - The newest version of GecoServ, an inventory of ecosystem services (ES) valuation studies relevant to the Gulf of Mexico region, is now available. GOMA's Ecosystem Integration and Assessment Priority Issue Team is proud to announce the release of GecoServ 2.
- RESTORE Council Adopts Comprehensive Plan (8/28/2013) - On Wednesday, August 28, 2013 , the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council held a public meeting and officially adopted the Initial Comprehensive Plan that will guide regional restoration for the foreseeable future.
- NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program Announces Webinars (8/13/2013) - The NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program is hosting five virtual engagement sessions where users can ask questions and gather input on research and observing needs in the Gulf of Mexico. Attendance is limited to 25 people per webinar.
- Restoration Council Meeting (8/9/2013) - The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council will meet on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 1:00 pm to vote on the Initial Comprehensive Plan: Restoring the Gulf Coast's Ecosystem and Economy.
- Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Smaller than Expected (7/30/2013) - NOAA-supported scientists found a large Gulf of Mexico oxygen-free or hypoxic “dead” zone, but not as large as had been predicted.