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  • Opinion piece by Professor Heather Leslie on Obama Administration's newly released National Ocean Policy

    New England has been a hotbed of progressive ocean management for decades and, in fact, recent efforts in Rhode Island and Massachusetts helped to inspire and inform the new national policy, says Leslie.


  • Tropical temperatures track glacial record for past 2.7M years

    A recent study by Professor Tim Herbert and graduate student Laura Cleaveland uses sedimentary cores taken from the ocean floor in four locations to show that climate patterns in the tropics have mirrored Ice Age cycles for the last 2.7 million years and that carbon dioxide has played the leading role in determing global climate patterns.
    Science article - BBC Report - Brown Press release

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