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New curriculum explores microplastics in the sea

Posted by: | June 28, 2016 Comments Off on New curriculum explores microplastics in the sea |

A new middle school science curriculum from Oregon Sea Grant guides teachers and their 6th- through 8th-grade students through the growing threat to our oceans posed by microplastics – tiny particles of plastic which wind up in the sea. Microplastics – particles less than five millimeters in size that deteriorate from larger plastic pieces, as […]

under: ecology, environment

OSG specialist to serve up Pacific albacore in Washington, D.C.

Posted by: | June 6, 2016 Comments Off on OSG specialist to serve up Pacific albacore in Washington, D.C. |

NEWPORT – Kaety Jacobson, Oregon Sea Grant fisheries specialist, is packing her bags – and then some – for a trip to the nation’s capital to take part in the 41st annual NOAA Fish Fry. Thanks to a donation from the Oregon Albacore Commission, Jacobson will travel with 250 lbs of fresh-frozen albacore tuna loin […]

under: events, Extension, fisheries, National Sea Grant Program, NOAA, Oregon Sea Grant, seafood

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