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Who Governs Climate Intervention and Geoengineering on the High Seas?

By China Dialogue Ocean 09-20-2020 09:37:07

[By Olive Heffernan] In late March, as most of the world was adjusting to lockdown, oceanographer Daniel Harrison was setting s...

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Orca Attacks on Sailboats Leave Scientists Baffled

By The Maritime Executive 09-20-2020 06:11:14

Yachtsmen have a new and rare danger to confront off the coast of Spain: orca attacks. According to Spain's maritime search an...

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Hurricane Sally Brings Widespread Flooding to Florida Panhandle

By The Maritime Executive 09-16-2020 10:53:52

Hurricane Sally made landfall as a Category 2 storm near Gulf Shores, Alabama on Wednesday morning, dumping massive quantities of...

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Central Gulf Coast Prepares for Hurricane Sally

By The Maritime Executive 09-14-2020 06:51:52

The forecast track for Hurricane Sally has shifted to the northeast, and the storm is now expected to make landfall on Mississippi...

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Florida Sea Turtles are Eating Dangerous Amounts of Ocean Plastic

By The Conversation 09-13-2020 01:16:01

[By David Duffy and Catherine Eastman] Plastic pollution has been found in practically every environment on the planet, with es...

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Bristol Bay Salmon Fishery Works Through COVID-19 Pandemic

By The Conversation 09-06-2020 06:11:40

[By Kevin Barry and Brett Watson] Northwest summers mean salmon on the grill. While Alaskans fill freezers with their own catch...

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Rigid Sails and Solar Power for Zero Emission Shipping

By Greg Atkinson 08-31-2020 05:25:27

The shipping industry is currently adapting to a number of major challenges related to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and movin...

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How to Protect Galapagos Marine Life from the Chinese Fishing Fleet

By Sarah Ryan Enright 08-28-2020 07:41:00

More than 300 foreign fishing ships, almost all Chinese, have been sitting in international waters surrounding the Galapagos Islan...

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The Last Hope for the Vaquita Lies With the Consumer

By China Dialogue Ocean 08-23-2020 12:31:17

[By Jesse Rodenbiker] The eighteenth of July marked International Save the Vaquita Day. But with an estimated 10 of this rarest...

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Mauritius' Government Draws Criticism for its Handling of Bunker Spill

By Adam Moolna 08-16-2020 05:27:00

On the evening of Saturday July 25, the bulker Wakashio grounded on coral reefs in the south-east of the Indian Ocean tropical isl...

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