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Sunday, July 9, 2023
South Korean people tear up a giant banner depicting the logo of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) during a protest against Japan's plan to discharge treated radioactive water from the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima plant into the ocean, in central Seoul, South Korea, July 8, 2023. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo
Environment

South Koreans Protests Over Fukushima Water Release

By Hyunsu Yim SEOUL (Reuters) – Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Seoul on Saturday during a visit to South Korea by the head of the U.N.

July 9, 2023
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Sunday, May 21, 2023
South Africa Gets Ready for Legal Fight Over Power Ships
Offshore

South Africa Gets Ready for Legal Fight Over Power Ships

By Adelaide Changole May 21, 2023 (Bloomberg) –South Africa is prepared for legal fights with environmental groups over the government’s plans to

May 21, 2023
Total Views: 18376

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Sail Powered Shipping Company, EcoClipper, on Maiden Voyage
Environment

Sail Powered Shipping Company, EcoClipper, on Maiden Voyage

EcoClipper, an emission-free cargo company, has set sail for the first time.  EcoClipper is a sustainable shipping company launched in 2018 that uses

May 10, 2023
Total Views: 6170

Sunday, February 19, 2023
Fukushima Wastewater Could Be Released Into The Sea This Spring Or Summer
Environment

Fukushima Wastewater Could Be Released Into The Sea This Spring Or Summer

By Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) – The release of waste water from Japan’s wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant would have a negligible effect on

February 19, 2023
Total Views: 3318

Saturday, February 4, 2023
Brazil Sinks Rusting Old Aircraft Carrier In The Atlantic
Environment

Brazil Sinks Rusting Old Aircraft Carrier In The Atlantic

BRASILIA, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Brazil sank a decommissioned aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Ocean off its northeast coast, the Brazilian Navy said,

February 4, 2023
Total Views: 19917

Thursday, February 2, 2023
Turtle stuck in ocean plastic
Environment

Where Does All The Marine Plastic In The Seychelles Come From?

by (Noam Vogt-Vincent and April Burt, University of Oxford) More than 1,000km southwest of Mahé, the main inhabited island in Seychelles, lies a ring of coral

February 2, 2023
Total Views: 3435

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
How Much Carbon Could The Ocean Store?
Environment

How Much Carbon Could The Ocean Store?

Peter de Menocal, a marine paleoclimatologist and director of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, recently discussed ocean carbon dioxide removal at a recent

February 1, 2023
Total Views: 2232

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
full moon over the ocean
Interesting

Debunking Myth – Do We Know More About The Moon Than The Deep Sea?

by Prema Arasu (University of Western Australia) We know more about the Moon than the deep sea. This idea has been repeated for decades by scientists and

January 18, 2023
Total Views: 2271

deep-sea--ocean-mine-chart
Offshore

Renewable Energy vs Ocean Life – The Deep Sea Mining Dilemma

by Scott Shackelford, (Indiana University) As companies race to expand renewable energy and the batteries to store it, finding sufficient amounts of rare earth

January 18, 2023
Total Views: 1710

Friday, October 28, 2022
Chemical tanker
News

Could Clean Startups Boost The Chemical Tanker Market?

During their last quarterly update Overseas Tanker Corp ($OSG) discussed the growth of a new cargo segment for oil tankers: renewable diesel. Could chemical

October 28, 2022
Total Views: 905

Saturday, August 20, 2022
Fear For Future After Mass Die-Off Of Fish In Poland’s Oder River
Fishing

Fear For Future After Mass Die-Off Of Fish In Poland’s Oder River

WIDUCHOWA, Poland, Aug 20 (Reuters) – As thousands of dead fish neared the banks of the Oder River in the village of Widuchowa in western Poland on

August 20, 2022
Total Views: 2113

Friday, July 8, 2022
maersk-ship-stack-logo
Environment

Maersk Quits The International Chamber of Shipping

by Nikolaj Skydsgaard (Reuters) A.P. Moller-Maersk has withdrawn its board member from industry organisation International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), partly

July 8, 2022
Total Views: 20414

Monday, March 14, 2022
SunCable Map
Environment

Could A Subsea Solar Power Cable Link Australia To Singapore?

By James Thornhill (Bloomberg) Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes and iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest have committed more cash to a A$30 billion ($21.9

March 14, 2022
Total Views: 2404

Thursday, February 17, 2022
ELECTRA foiling ferry
Environment

California Startup Inches Closer To Building A Fast Electric Foiling Ferry

With much of the world’s ferry fleet in need of renewal and increasing regulatory pressure to cut emissions, operators are seeking alternatives without

February 17, 2022
Total Views: 2099

Monday, February 7, 2022
UK Coastline
Ports

82% Of The UK’s Coastal Infrastructure Is In Trouble

by Komali Kantamaneni (TheConversation) Erosion is constantly reshaping coastlines as land is swept into the sea, sometimes along with buildings and

February 7, 2022
Total Views: 2118

Friday, October 1, 2021
Besieged By Seaweed, Caribbean Scrambles To Sell The Stuff
Environment

Besieged By Seaweed, Caribbean Scrambles To Sell The Stuff

By Cassandra Garrison (Reuters) – As the sun rises in Mexico’s Quintana Roo state, home to the white sandy beaches of Cancun and Tulum, Rear Admiral

October 1, 2021
Total Views: 3870

Thursday, September 2, 2021
IMO greenhouse gas emissions
Environment

EU Report Shows Scale Of Shipping’s Harm On Environment

(Bloomberg) –Europe’s first environmental impact assessment for the shipping industry shows the challenge it faces in reaching the goal of climate

September 2, 2021
Total Views: 1079

Friday, August 27, 2021
Candela-Seven-in-Reuters-2048x1173.png
Ship Design

Battery-Powered Speedboat Looking To Become The Tesla Of The Sea

Niclas Rolander (Bloomberg) Sweden’s Candela Speed Boat AB is challenging the conventional combustion-engine leisure-craft industry with a new

August 27, 2021
Total Views: 3643

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise Navigating In Ice
Environment

Greenflation Hits Shipping

by Sujata Rao (Reuters) From container ships to cardboard, tighter environmental regulations are stoking shortages and price spikes as

August 11, 2021
Total Views: 1813

Saturday, June 12, 2021
Coral Ocean Reef Cairns, Australia
Environment

Can Marine Insurance Save Coral Reefs?

By Christine Murray (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As climate change threatens coral reefs around the world, conservation experts in Latin America have

June 12, 2021
Total Views: 1542
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