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Sea Level Rising Faster This Century

By MarEx 2017-04-26 20:05:36

Global mean sea level is rising 25 percent faster now than it did during the late 20th century largely due to increased melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet, a new study shows....

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EU Calls for Better Enforcement of Fisheries Laws

By MarEx 2017-04-25 18:14:22

The European Commission has released a new review of its fisheries control regulation, which was adopted in 2009. While EU member states have put most of the regulation's...

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E.U. Banks to Support Green Shipping

By MarEx 2017-04-24 21:30:11

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Dutch bank ABN Amro have signed an agreement to support investments for greening the European shipping fleet.  The framework...

tuna

Progress Made Towards Sustainable Tuna Fishing

By MarEx 2017-04-23 19:31:58

In its second canned tuna ranking, Greenpeace USA found that a number of U.S. retailers have made significant progress toward offering consumers more sustainable and ethical...

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Hong Kong's Ivory Regulations Flaunted

By MarEx 2017-04-22 02:05:06

Surveys by the NGO TRAFFIC of Hong Kong’s ivory markets indicate that traders are flaunting regulations. In a report Closing Strategy: Ending ivory trade in Hong...

earth

Earth Day: Did You Know?

By MarEx 2017-04-21 18:37:51

Saturday, April 22 is Earth Day. More than 50 percent of the U.S.'s population lives and works within 50 miles of the coastline. Yet coastal areas account for only 11...

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Video: LNG Tanker Crew Rescues Whale

By MarEx 2017-04-21 17:26:16

[Brief] On Wednesday, crewmembers of the Algerian LNG tanker Cheikh El Mokrani rescued a whale that had been caught in a fishing net, with assistance from a crewmate who...

Tara

Currents Carry Atlantic Trash into the Arctic

By MarEx 2017-04-19 18:57:43

In a new study published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances, a team of scientists from the University of Cádiz reported that ocean plastic from...

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Sea Level Rise Could Reshape U.S. Inland Cities

By MarEx 2017-04-17 20:34:16

When Hurricane Katrina struck Louisiana in 2005, cities inland saw an influx of evacuees escaping the storm and its aftermath. Now, a new University of Georgia study predicts...

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Chinese Port Seizes Mammoth Ivory Shipment

By MarEx 2017-04-12 19:00:31

A shipment of mammoth tusks has been seized at a major Chinese port on the Amur River, bordering Russia.   More than 100 woolly mammoth tusks were seized at the port...

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