EPA Regional Programs


Dec. 14, 2012
DoD's Natural Selections Newsletter - Winter 2012-2013: Oceans
The Winter 2012-2013 issue of Natural Selections, the DoD Natural Resources Program quarterly newsletter, is attached. It focuses on key natural resource management issues related to oceans--marine mammals, coral reefs, seabirds, climate change impacts--and includes updates from various DoD programs, initiatives, and partnerships.

Issue Highlights:

  • Naturally Speaking: A Time for Reflection
  • NOAA on Celebrating 40 Years of Marine Mammal Protection
    • Cooperating on Acoustic Research
    • Partnering for Marine Mammal Health
    • Making an Impact, On and Off-Duty
    • Continuing the Work We Have Started
  • Interior Department Announces New Climate Science Center Initiatives
  • Legacy-Supported Coral Reef Initiative Database Tool for Resource Managers
  • Steppingstones Corner
    • View from the Eyrie: The Unknown Story of the Life of Seabirds
  • What's Hoppin' in DoD PARC: Forging the Way for Better Understanding in 2013
    • Online Resources: Amphibian and Reptile Database and Group Web Site
    • Survey Kits Available for Chytrid Fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd)
    • Plans for DoD PARC Organizational Structure and Leadership
  • Pollinator Partnership Initiative to Simply Have Areas Reserved for the Environment (S.H.A.R.E.)
  • Did You Know? Sea Levels Are Rising Unevenly
  • SERDP Research Funding Opportunities
    • Recovery of Ecological Processes Impacted by Non-Native Invasive Species in the Pacific Islands
    • Climate Change Impacts to Built Infrastructure in Alaska
  • NAIPSC Invasive Plant Webinar Series
  • At Your Fingertips: Upcoming conferences and training, newly available tools and resources, and handy links
For the latest updates, follow the DoD NR Program Twitter (http://twitter.com/#!/DoDNatRes). 

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