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Ocean Research Gets a Modest Boost

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Science  02 Feb 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5812, pp. 585-586
DOI: 10.1126/science.315.5812.585a

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The $40 million increase for U.S. ocean research proposed last week by the Bush Administration for 2008 falls far short of what two prestigious commissions said 3 years ago was needed to deal with declining fisheries, climate change, and a host of other problems in the seas. (Read more.)