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Climate Change Threatens the Western Indian Ocean's Rich Coral Reefs

By Brian Gicheru Kinyua 02-26-2021 10:04:00

A great deal of academic literature exists on the Western Pacific’s “Coral Triangle,” detailing coral species di...

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Due to Oil Spill, Israel Bans Seafood From its Mediterranean Coast

By The Maritime Executive 02-26-2021 05:33:00

Israel has banned the sale of all domestic Mediterranean-sourced seafood in response to the severe petroleum spill that has affect...

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MSRC Oil Spill Response Team Volunteers to Aid Texas’ Turtles

By The Maritime Executive 02-26-2021 03:24:52

The plight of the sea turtles in the Gulf of Mexico drew broad attention during the recent cold weather in Texas. Volunteers turne...

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Two Studies Show a Path to Save Endangered N. Atlantic Right Whale

By The Maritime Executive 02-25-2021 10:38:00

In a pair of separate studies released Wednesday, researchers at Woods Hole, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOA...

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Study: Antifouling May be a Major Source of Microplastic Pollution

By The Maritime Executive 02-25-2021 07:03:00

In a new study, a team of environmental chemists from the University of Oldenburg examined microplastics in the North Sea and foun...

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Four Rarely-Heard Ocean Terms

By NOAA National Ocean Service 02-25-2021 06:18:00

1. Gravity Wave Gravity waves, not to be confused with gravitational waves, form when air is pushed up and gravity pulls t...

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Seals May Use Sonar to Navigate Under Antarctic Ice

By Lisa Munger 02-21-2021 03:18:00

I’m sitting on the edge of a hole drilled through 15 feet of Antarctic sea ice, about to descend into the frigid ocean of th...

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Ocean Plastic Poses a "Substantial Threat" to Imperiled Albatrosses

By The Conversation 02-19-2021 06:32:00

[By Richelle Butcher, Britta Denise Hardesty and Lauren Roman] Plastic in the ocean can be deadly for marine wildlife and...

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Exploring Producing Hydrogen from Natural Gas with Carbon Capture

By The Maritime Executive 02-19-2021 05:40:13

ENGIE and Equinor announce the launch of a partnership to develop joint low-carbon hydrogen activities. The French and Norwegian e...

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Plans Announced for Europe’s First Large-Scale Green Ammonia Project 

By The Maritime Executive 02-18-2021 05:52:09

Yara International in partnership with Statkraft and Aker Horizons, announced they are pursuing a project to establish Europe&rsqu...

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