White House Releases Plan to Promote Ocean Economy and Resilience

“Science is the foundation upon which sound management of ocean and coastal resources is based. The President’s National Ocean Policy and the new implementation plan will help advance relevant science and its application to decision-making to strengthen the economies of our coastal regions while increasing their resilience and sustaining their resources.” -John P. Holdren, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy/Co-Chair of the National Ocean Council

Full press release from www.WhiteHouse.gov

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About Ret Talbot

Ret Talbot is a freelance writer who covers fisheries at the intersection of science and sustainability. His work has appeared in publications such as National Geographic, Mongabay, Discover Magazine, Ocean Geographic and Coral Magazine. He lives on the coast of Maine with his wife, scientific illustrator Karen Talbot.
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