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Title The Ocean and Coastal Conservation Guide 2005-2006 / edited by David Helvarg ; Blue Frontier Campaign.
Imprint Washington, DC : Island Press, [2005]

Subject Marine resources conservation -- Directories.
Alt Name Helvarg, David,
Blue Frontier Campaign.
Description 1 online resource
Note Vendor-supplied metadata.
Summary A new environmental movement is emerging to help combat threats to America's oceans and coasts, with hundreds of local and regional groups as well as dozens of national and international organizations being formed. The Ocean and Coastal Conservation Guide represents a comprehensive guide to this new "Blue Movement." This one-of-a-kind new reference details more than 2,000 organizations and institutions that are working to understand, protect, and restore our ocean and coastal areas. For each entry, the book gives contact information including phone and fax numbers, email addresses, web addresses and a brief description of program areas of interest. Along with the state-by-state listings of groups, the directory includes three detailed sections that identify relevant government agencies, academic marine programs, and marine and coastal parks and protected areas. To be published biennially, The Ocean and Coastal Conservation Guide is a vital new resource for anyone interested in the growing community of people working to protect and restore our coastal lands and waters.
Contents Sect. 1. Blue groups -- Blue groups (listed by state or territory) -- Sect. 2. Government agencies dealing with the oceans -- Federal coastal and ocean agencies -- Department of Agriculture -- Department of Commerce -- Marine mammal Commission -- Department of Defense -- Department of Health And Human Services -- Department of Homeland Security -- Department of the Interior -- Department of State -- Department of Transportation -- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) -- National Air And Space Administration (NASA) -- National science foundation -- National Research Council (NRC) -- The White House -- Sate Marine fish and game agencies -- Tribal nations -- Local governments -- Sect. 3. Marine schools and science centers -- Marine studies programs and research centers (listed by state or territory) -- Sea grant consortiums (listed by state or territory) -- Sect. 4. U.S. coastal and ocean parks -- National marine sanctuaries (listed by state or territory) -- National parks and seashores (listed by state or territory) -- National wildlife refuges along the coast (listed by state or territory) -- Estuarine research reserves.
ISBN 9781610914789 (electronic bk.)
1610914783 (electronic bk.)
9781559638593ΓΌ9781559638616
Publisher # MWT11444232
OCLC # 906025692



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