Monday, September 6, 2021

Belize Wins First Step Toward an Ocean-Friendly Restructuring

By Sydney Maki (Bloomberg) –Belize struck an agreement in principle with a group of bondholders to buy back its debt at a discount — but with an unusual, ocean-friendly twist. Under...

September 6, 2021
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Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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Big Oil’s Big Ocean Plastic Project Is Dead In The Water

By Joe Brock, John Geddie and Saurabh Sharma (Reuters) – A wheelbarrow and a handful of metal grids for capturing litter, emblazoned with the words “Renew Oceans,” sit rusting outside an...

January 19, 2021
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Monday, August 24, 2015

Researchers Complete Pacific Garbage Patch Recon Ahead of Proposed Cleanup

  By Emmett Berg SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Researchers returned on Sunday from mapping and sampling a massive swirling cluster of trash floating in the middle of the...

August 24, 2015
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Thursday, June 27, 2013

New Research Shows Where Deep Sea Trash Accumulates

We've all heard about the vast amounts of plastic accumulating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. We've all seen trash washed up on our beaches. But what about below the surface, out of sight to any normal person? For most of us, this question has remained a mystery.

June 27, 2013
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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Why the National Ocean Policy Matters

Investing in our ocean’s health will help not only respond to future disasters, but also better withstand their impacts.

April 18, 2013
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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Obama Ocean Plan Aims To Protect Economy, Environment

New plan aimed at protecting oceans, coastal and Great Lakes environments around the United States while safeguarding related businesses.

April 16, 2013
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Friday, January 4, 2013
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Increased Maritime Activity Highlights Need for National Ocean Policy

By Susan Olcott, This New Year comes with new opportunities – as well as the potential for conflicts – in the open ocean. In 2013, the US federal government will...

January 4, 2013
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Friday, August 10, 2012

Words Can’t Describe Something this Beautiful Well Enough [VIDEO]

20 miles off Santa Cruz, California, Mark Peters and some friends were fishing for albacore and playing around with a custom underwater “torpedo” case for his HD GoPro video camera....

August 10, 2012
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Friday, June 8, 2012

Today is World Ocean’s Day

IMO marked the celebration, with Secretary-General Mr. Koji Sekimizu offering the following statement: This year’s World Oceans Day falls as the international community marks an important milestone: the thirtieth anniversary of...

June 8, 2012
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Wednesday, April 25, 2012
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Ocean Photo of the Day – “Gulf Crossing”

It’s really quite difficult to take a photo of an ocean wave that really looks like anything more than a ripple in the water once you download it to your...

April 25, 2012
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Friday, March 30, 2012

Perpetual Ocean: An Artistic Look at the World’s Ocean Currents

Following yesterdays amazing visualization showing us for the first time what wind over the United States actually looks like, now we take a look at what ocean currents looks like,...

March 30, 2012
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Friday, August 19, 2011

New concept converts oceans solar energy into low-cost electricity

Illustration courtesy ABS The American Bureau of Shipping has just approved a new concept for renewable energy production for a commercial grid that converts the solar energy of tropic oceans...

August 19, 2011
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Thursday, June 9, 2011
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‘Healthy oceans are everyone’s business’

Photo By Rob Almeida, Copyright 2011 Remarks by NOAA Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco during Capitol Hill Oceans Week June 7, 2011 Good morning everyone! Let me begin with some heartfelt...

June 9, 2011
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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

“The Dark Side of the Lens” – an inspiring view of the ocean, surfing, and the pursuit of creativity

An Astray Film.  Amazing photography by Allan Wilson… [vimeo][/vimeo]

February 2, 2011
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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Ships In Concrete – Best Maritime Inspired Architecture

gCaptain searches the web each week to bring you the world’s most interesting and inspiring ships, but you don’t need to be a naval architect to design an imaginative vessel....

November 30, 2010
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Saturday, November 6, 2010

Disney’s OCEANS now on DVD.

If you are a fan of dramatic nature films or just looking to get some Christmas shopping for the little ones out of the way you should think about picking...

November 6, 2010
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Thursday, September 30, 2010

The Gulf of Maine Tragedy… did we learn anything from it?

Over most of the world, the oceans appear to many of us as a huge blue expanse of territory, the domain of King Neptune and the denizens of the deep....

September 30, 2010
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Sunday, September 26, 2010

Skysails – Plus – Top 10 Green Ship Designs

From the gCaptain Archives: In honor of the EPA’s Pollution Week, let’s take a look at an archived post on Skysails. But first, here is a brief update into the...

September 26, 2010
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Friday, September 24, 2010

The Gulf Stream Doesn’t Disappoint – an offshore sailing adventure

By Nat Spencer Two summers ago, after the finish of the 2008 Newport-Bermuda Race, three of my buddies and I were delivering a 45-foot Swan back to Newport, Rhode Island.  It was...

September 24, 2010
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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Garbage Patch – Plastic Island in the Pacific

With all the recent talk of the Gulf Oil Spill and its effect on the marine environment it is good to take a moment and look at some of the...

July 6, 2010
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