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NATIONAL OCEANS MONTH, 2014 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION

baby fishermanAmericans look to the oceans as natural treasures, a source of food and energy, and a foundation for our way of life. Our oceans, coasts, and Great Lakes provide jobs and attract tourism. They provide a habitat for scores of species. They are vital to our Nation’s transportation, economy, and trade, linking us with countries across the globe and playing a role in our national security. This month, we reaffirm our responsibility to keep our oceans and coastal ecosystems healthy and resilient. Read more here  11:28

Governor Deval Patrick has signed a proclamation establishing Saturday as “Massachusetts Lobster Day.”

“I would like to thank the Patrick Administration for their continued support of the Commonwealth’s lobster industry,” states Bill Adler, executive director of the Mass. Lobstermen’s Association.  “Lobster is a perfect meal for every special occasion, especially during the holiday season. Besides having a delicious and healthy dinner experience, you will also be supporting our Massachusetts lobstermen.” [email protected] 19:07