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Sunday, October 15, 2023
On board the Antarctic expedition that reveals dramatic penguin decline. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino/
Shipping

Scientists Track ‘Alarming’ Melt in Antarctic Ice Shelves

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Around 40% of Antarctica’s ice shelves have significantly shrunk over the last 25 years, scientists said on Thursday, in

October 15, 2023
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Saturday, September 9, 2023
Summer heatwave hits Southern California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
Weather

The Push To Identify Ocean Heat Waves Before They Happen

By Kendra Pierre-Louis (Bloomberg) –The world’s oceans are simmering. Some 48% of the ocean experienced marine heat waves in August, according to

September 9, 2023
Total Views: 1368

Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Sand-dredging ships with Chinese flags are seen in the waters off the Taiwan-controlled Matsu islands, January 28, 2021. Picture taken January 28, 2021.
Environment

Sand Dredging is ‘Sterilizing’ Ocean Floor, UN Warns

GENEVA, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Around 6 billion tons of marine sand is being dug up each year in a growing practice that a U.N. agency said is

September 5, 2023
Total Views: 2608

Saturday, July 15, 2023
A map of the world plotted with some of the most significant climate events that occurred during June 2023. (Image credit: NOAA/NCEI)
Environment

World Has Hottest June On Record As Ocean Temperatures Soar

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –The world just had its hottest June ever for land and sea, with ocean temperatures setting new highs for the third

July 15, 2023
Total Views: 3472

Sunday, June 18, 2023
The World’s Oceans Shattered Heat Records in April And May
Environment

The World’s Oceans Shattered Heat Records in April And May

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –The world’s oceans were the warmest on record in April and May, a development that could mean more severe

June 18, 2023
Total Views: 3362

Sunday, May 7, 2023
World’s Biggest Blue-Bond Swap Emerges To Protect The Galapagos
Finance

World’s Biggest Blue-Bond Swap Emerges To Protect The Galapagos

By Esteban Duarte, Maria Elena Vizcaino and Natasha White (Bloomberg) –The world’s biggest ocean friendly debt swap is coming together in Ecuador,

May 7, 2023
Total Views: 2161

Saturday, April 22, 2023
The Planet Keeps Breaking Records For Warming Waters
Environment

The Planet Keeps Breaking Records For Warming Waters

By Siobhan Wagner (Bloomberg) –Earth broke grim new records for melting glaciers, rising sea levels and ocean heat last year, according to a new

April 22, 2023
Total Views: 1570

Sunday, March 5, 2023
RoRo vessel whale fluke.Credit: John Calambokidis/Cascadia Reseach Via NOAA
Environment

Nations Secure U.N. Global High Seas Biodiversity Pact

By David Stanway March 5 (Reuters) – Negotiators from more than 100 countries completed a U.N. treaty to protect the high seas on Saturday, a

March 5, 2023
Total Views: 1330

Saturday, December 17, 2022
Pacific Ocean’s Plastics Cleanup Hindered By Trade Barriers
Shipping

Pacific Ocean’s Plastics Cleanup Hindered By Trade Barriers

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) –The cleanup of the world’s oceans is being hindered by visa requirements, tariffs on equipment, and restricted access

December 17, 2022
Total Views: 2976

Saturday, December 3, 2022
Breathing Life Into The Ocean
Interesting

Breathing Life Into The Ocean

By Emily Cassidy NASA Earth Observatory–From global to regional scales, images from satellites portray the dynamic beauty of the world’s oceans. Each

December 3, 2022
Total Views: 1470

Saturday, July 23, 2022
Watch Live: NOAA Explorers Dive Into the Mysteries of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge
Interesting

Watch Live: NOAA Explorers Dive Into the Mysteries of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

(NOAA)–This summer, take the plunge and join NOAA Ocean Exploration and partners as we explore along the longest mountain range in the world: the

July 23, 2022
Total Views: 3018

Sunday, July 17, 2022
fishing boat
Fishing

Fishing Vessels Account For Half Of Ocean Plastic Pollution

Karen Scott (The Conversation)–Ocean plastic pollution was a focus at the recent UN oceans conference, which issued a declaration in support of an

July 17, 2022
Total Views: 5298

Sunday, June 12, 2022
Sounds Of The Sea
Interesting

Sounds Of The Sea

Sara Blumberg (NASA)–Experience the swirls off the coast of Río de la Plata to the upwellings in the Indian Ocean put to musical notes of imagery from

June 12, 2022
Total Views: 2661

Sunday, May 1, 2022
ocean-plastic floating debris
Environment

Largest Philippine Bank to Sell Bonds Against Ocean Pollution

By Ditas Lopez, (Bloomberg) — BDO Unibank Inc., the Philippines’ largest bank by assets, will sell bonds to help fight marine pollution and preserve

May 1, 2022
Total Views: 3688

Saturday, April 30, 2022
durban port harbor deepening
Environment

Indian Agency Seeks To Flush Highly Toxic Pesticides Into South African Sea

JOHANNESBURG, April 30 (Reuters) – Indian agrochemicals manufacturer UPL Ltd UPLL.NS has applied for permission to flush water

April 30, 2022
Total Views: 2867

Sunday, February 13, 2022
EU Joined By 13 Countries To Form Coalition To Protect Ocean Biodiversity
Environment

EU Joined By 13 Countries To Form Coalition To Protect Ocean Biodiversity

(Bloomberg) –The EU and 13 other countries including Canada, India and the United Kingdom have agreed to form a coalition to protect biodiversity in the

February 13, 2022
Total Views: 1523

Saturday, November 6, 2021
Blades of seagrass float in the ocean
Environment

Are Oceans More Valuable As Carbon Sinks Than As A Source Of Oil And Natural Gas?

By Todd Gillespie(Bloomberg) –Scientists want to find out just how much the seas and oceans can help in the battle against climate change. A

November 6, 2021
Total Views: 1102

Monday, September 6, 2021
Belize Wins First Step Toward an Ocean-Friendly Restructuring
Finance

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

September 6, 2021
Total Views: 3212

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Renew Oceans office in Varanasi India
Environment

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

January 19, 2021
Total Views: 4144

Monday, August 24, 2015
Researchers Complete Pacific Garbage Patch Recon Ahead of Proposed Cleanup
News

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

August 24, 2015
Total Views: 26
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