Latest News & Press Kit2023-05-23T15:02:16-05:00

Open ship events planned for Charleston, SC and New York, NY

Come tour SEA's flagship, the SSV Corwith Cramer! SEA is hosting open ship events for alumni, friends and family in Charleston, SC and New York, NY. Charleston, SC Saturday, April 22, 2023 10 am to 1 pm Charleston Maritime Center, 10 Wharfside Street (Parking garages are located [...]



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Symposium at SEA aims to publicize plight of endangered right whales

This spring, as the migration of the endangered North Atlantic right whale gets underway, a group of experts – scientists, conservationists, and historians - will follow along aboard a tall ship ocean research vessel. The project is called SEA's Sailing Symposium on North Atlantic Right Whales. Its goal is to provide a forum for stakeholders of varied disciplines to talk about their research, [...]

2023-04-17T17:06:03-05:00April 14, 2023|

SEA teams with WHOI for high school robotics cruise

This month, students from Massachusetts high schools will set sail aboard a tall ship to gain a first-hand introduction to underwater research technology with the help of engineers from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and scientists from Sea Education Association (SEA). Designed to coincide with high school April breaks, the four-day offshore voyage sails from Miami, Florida to Charleston, South Carolina from April [...]

2023-04-12T14:18:03-05:00April 12, 2023|

SEA’s Dr. Kara Lavender Law: collaborating to solve ocean plastic pollution

A new report, "The future of ocean plastics: designing diverse collaboration frameworks," coauthored by SEA's Research Professor of Oceanography Kara Lavender Law, was published today, April 7th, in the ICEA Journal of Marine Science. The paper was designated an "Editor's Choice." The report is intended to guide stakeholder engagement concerning plastic pollution, and is the result of the Ocean Plastics Workshop 2022. "I’m [...]

2023-04-11T15:52:42-05:00April 7, 2023|

SEA’s Kara Lavender Law coauthors study on the effects of plastics on human health and ocean health

SEA’s Research Professor of Oceanography Kara Lavender Law is coauthor of a comprehensive new study examining the health effects of plastics. The Minderoo-Monaco Commission on Plastics and Human Health report, published March 21 in Boston College’s Annals of Global Health, examines the impact of plastics on human health, the environment, the economy, and vulnerable populations, and offers recommendations to protect human health and [...]

2023-03-31T09:21:46-05:00March 30, 2023|

SEA’s Dr. Jeff Schell Weighs in on Massive Sargassum Blooms

SEA IN THE NEWS "A giant blob of seaweed is headed to Florida and the Caribbean - could it ruin your beach vacation?" by Tarah Chieffi The POINTS GUY "Massive seaweed blob invades Florida beaches!" "Huge, smelly snake of seaweed headed toward the Caribbean!" Though the headlines sound like something out of a 1950s horror movie, sargassum is reaching record levels [...]

2023-03-29T15:50:13-05:00March 29, 2023|

SEA’s Dr. Heather Page co-authors study on oxygen loss on coral reefs

SEA’s Assistant Professor of Oceanography Heather Page is the co-author of a ground-breaking study examining the effects of hypoxia, or low oxygen, on coral reefs around the world. The paper, “Increasing hypoxia on global coral reefs under ocean warming,” was published March 16th in the journal Nature Climate Change. For the study, 22 co-authors collected data at 32 reefs located around the world, [...]

2023-03-23T11:34:20-05:00March 21, 2023|

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