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Capitol Hill Ocean Week 2013

Capitol Hill Ocean Week is the premier ocean conference held annually in Washington, D.C. Over three days, more than 550 attendees heard from Members of Congress, researchers, industry, and state and local leaders about the most vital ocean issues that must be addressed by our society.

Thursday, 06 March 2014 00:00

A Timeline for the Changing Coast

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Published on Jun 13, 201

In recent years, extreme weather events from Hurricane Katrina to Superstorm Sandy have dramatically exposed the hazards of living in the coastal zone.

Thursday, 06 March 2014 00:00

New Paradigms for Federal Service

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Published on Jun 13, 2013

The federal government plays a critical role in helping states and municipalities prepare for, respond to, and recover from storms, floods, and other hazards.

Thursday, 06 March 2014 00:00

Reducing Risks to People and Nature

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Published on Jun 12, 2013

While several coastal areas face uncertain threats stemming from the interaction of human activities and natural forces, many of the risks confronting today's Gulf Coast and Arctic communities are already obvious and widely acknowledged.

Thursday, 06 March 2014 00:00

Local Responses to Global Challenges

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Published on Jun 12, 2013

As global changes in governance, economies, culture, and the environment converge at the local level, America's coastal communities are being exposed to escalating risks driven by forces beyond their control. At the same time, changes occurring on a local scale are contributing to and constantly affected by global transformations.

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Published on Jun 13, 2013

As coastal communities become increasingly vulnerable to extreme weather and other disasters, the concept of a healthy ocean and coasts is taking on new meaning as protector of America's people, communities, businesses, and economies.

Wednesday, 05 March 2014 20:34

The New Normal: Adapting to Coastal Risks

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Published on Jun 13, 2013

Faced with a shifting coastal environment and rapidly increasing human needs, American communities have seen first-hand how the escalating risk of extreme events and environmental changes is proving harder and more costly to endure.

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Published on Jun 12, 2013

As CHOW 2013 draws to a close, our leadership roundtable will feature an interactive discussion among visionaries in the policy, business, and media communities designed to challenge our thinking about the future of our ocean nation.

Wednesday, 05 March 2014 20:32

The Next Generation of Fishing

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Published on Jun 12, 2013

The United States has a storied history as a maritime nation, and fishing has long served as both an economic engine and social and cultural touchstone for American communities from coast to coast.

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Published on Jun 13, 2013

America's prosperity begins along the shore, where ports and harbors serve as gateways to international and domestic trade and connect our nation to the expanding global marketplace.

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From construction and restoration to recreation and tourism, coastal economic growth is fueling job creation across America.

Tuesday, 04 March 2014 00:00

Blue News, What Gets Covered, and Why

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Published on Jun 13, 2013: Join us at the Newseum to kick off CHOW 2013's final day by exploring how the news media affects ocean and coastal issues.