NOAA Grants Program Proposed to Support Marine Spatial Planning
Feb. 5, 2010
Much of the work supported by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Marine Conservation Initiative advances marine spatial planning (MSP). By spatially dividing the marine environment, MSP reduces conflict among competing users and promotes conservation while addressing environmental, economic, and social objectives. A newly proposed, $20 million grants program for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) would support MSP projects around the country.
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