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New short film series spotlights ocean planning

September 25, 2012

With partial support from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the University of Rhode Island has produced a short video about the economic opportunities and challenges related to ocean planning. Other funders include The Ocean Conservancy, The Nature Conservancy, Marine Ecosystems and Management (MEAM), the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, the Rhode Island Sea Grant College Program, and the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center. Three subsequent videos on other elements of ocean planning will be completed and posted shortly. 

Watch the first video in the series here:  

To comment on the film, "America's Ocean Economy: Challenges and Opportunities," email Jennifer McCann (  

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