• Bright orange soft-bodied blob creature among seaweed and rocks underwater.

    NHSG-funded research indicates that warmer ocean temperatures will accelerate reproduction in an invasive tunicate species in the Gulf of Maine.

  • Sunny, cold day on a frozen salt marsh.

    Research funded in part by N.H. Sea Grant indicates climate change could accelerate by mid-century.

  • Two young women bundled up in jackets and hoods kneel in sand to plant beachgrass.

    New England teachers spent a day this fall planting beachgrass to help restore N.H. dunes with guidance from NHSG/UNHCE. Watch the video to find out more.

  • Woman with rubber boots crouches down to inspect green plants growing in sand.

    N.H. beach homeowners have a free resource available to them -- beachgrass -- to help build their dunes and protect the shoreline. Photo by: Christopher Katalinas

  • man hold big line of sugar kelp, next to photo of three people smiling and holding glasses of beer.

    Kelp beer is back, thanks to the continued collaboration between N.H. Sea Grant and Smuttynose Brewery.

Coastal Science for the Granite State

Coastal and marine resources are experiencing unprecedented stresses. Increasing coastal populations, development pressure and habitat loss, commercial fishing pressure, polluted runoff and invasive species all threaten the 95,000 miles of U.S. coastline. Sea Grant works to address these issues through research, education and outreach.

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