NOAA Shuts Down 22 Fishing Boats over "Codfather" Scandal

By MarEx 2017-11-21 20:36:34

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is shuttering one of 19 groundfish quota sectors in  New England over concerns that its managers are not enforcing...


Illegal Fishing Harming West Africa, Says Greenpeace

By MarEx 2017-11-21 20:26:54

Vessels arrested for illegally fishing in West African waters are still carrying on with business as usual, according to a Greenpeace Africa report released this...


Bellona: Electric Revolution Must Start on Land

By MarEx 2017-11-20 20:34:10

At the COP23 climate conference in Bonn last week, Oslo-based environmental NGO Bellona held a forum on electrification of shipping. While most discussions at the...


Keystone XL Pipeline Will Have to Take New Route

By MarEx 2017-11-20 17:10:47

On Monday, the Nebraska Public Service Commission voted three to two to approve TransCanada's controversial Keystone XL pipeline – but not perhaps in the...


New Web-Based Tool for Detecting Illegal Fishing

By MarEx 2017-11-20 17:01:04

Environmental organizations TRAFFIC and WWF along with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have teamed up to develop a new web-based tool to address illegal...

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Adding Tagged Sharks Data to Vessel Tracking Data

By MarEx 2017-11-18 18:18:17

Environmental organization Oceana has published a new video demonstration of the overlay of fishing activity with tagged blue sharks, demonstrating a new approach to study...


Maersk Calls for Ambitious CO2 Cuts

By MarEx 2017-11-15 18:25:39

 In a letter released this week, Maersk head of sustainability strategy John Kornerup Bang called for a concerted effort from shipping to reduce its carbon dioxide...


Court Awards Spain $1.9B for Prestige Spill

By MarEx 2017-11-15 14:06:05

On Wednesday, a court in the city of A Coruña (or La Coruña) awarded the Spanish government a total of $1.9 billion in damages for the 2002 oil spill from the...


NGOs: Norway's New Arctic Leases are Unconstitutional

By MarEx 2017-11-14 17:49:55

Two Norwegian NGOs are suing to prevent their government from allowing further oil and gas exploration activity in the Arctic on the grounds that it may...

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Sea Shepherd Sends Two Vessels to Gulf of California

By MarEx 2017-11-13 18:12:45

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is returning to Mexico’s Gulf of California as part of an ongoing campaign to protect the endangered vaquita porpoise. Sea...

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