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UK creates ‘Blue Belt’ of marine conservation zones

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has today (31 May) created 41 new Marine Conservation Zones, marking an expansion to the UK's ‘Blue Belt’ that is twice the size of England.
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Ways to characterise how ice caps and glaciers change

Martin Sharp, Professor at Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, explains ways to characterise how ice caps and glaciers change.
Global Aqua Survey

Developing offshore wind farms in Taiwan’s waters

Dr Gwoshyh Song of Global Aqua Survey Ltd discusses the challenges of implementing offshore wind farms off the coast of Taiwan, and the solutions presented.
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Risk of rising oceans: How fast are the Arctic ice caps changing?

As the arctic ice caps are melting causing the risk of rising sea levels, Professor Martin Sharp of the University of Alberta discusses the speed of change.
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Map can protect one third of oceans by 2030

As governments meet at the UN to negotiate towards an historic Global Ocean Treaty, a groundbreaking study by leading marine biologists has mapped out how to protect over a third of the world’s oceans by 2030.
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A call to implement marine renewable energy across Europe

Peter Scheijgrond, M.Eng, M.Phil from the Dutch Marine Energy Centre calls for smart support schemes to implement marine renewable energy across Europe.
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The return of global governance: This time it comes with many faces

The ocean’s pollution with plastics has stirred multiple promising responses across the globe: Are we on the verge of a new type of global governance? Prof Dr Raimund Bleischwitz explains how such governance may look and what is still missing.
Hydrogen: How the smallest of elements can solve a big problem

Hydrogen: How the smallest of elements can solve a big problem

Vegard Frihammar, leader of Greenstat, turns the spotlight on hydrogen and reveals how the smallest of elements can solve a big problem by focusing on the maritime industry.
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Baltic SECA: What can we learn about shipping environmental regulation?

Sari Repka from Centre for Maritime Studies, University of Turku asks what can we learn from the Baltic SECA with respect to future shipping environmental regulation and provides a compelling response.
Global Aqua Survey

Global Aqua Survey Ltd – underwater surveying and investigation

Global Aqua Survey is comprised of experts in marine industries and focuses on providing expert underwater surveying and investigation
The Laboratory for Oceanographic and Environmental Research (LOER)

The Laboratory for Oceanographic and Environmental Research (LOER)

The Marine Sciences Department at Texas A&M University at Galveston covers a diverse array of disciplines relating to the study and management of the marine environment.
ocean litter

New data shows ‘dramatic’ rise in ocean litter around the UK

In 2016 there was a dramatic rise in ocean litter around the UK, with a high number of plastic items found on the seabed compared to the previous year
marine health

The European union explores new approaches to marine health

Karmenu Vella explains how EU policies will innovate our approach to oceans and help to ensure the marine health of our planet
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The importance of maritime safety throughout Europe

Markku Mylly, Executive Director at the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) details how they work with the European Commission to maintain safety and implement EU legislation. For Europe, maritime transport has been a catalyst of economic development and prosperity throughout its history. Maritime transport enables trade and contacts between all the...
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Poseidon Remote Controllable Trawl door

Polar Fishing Gear from Iceland, has completed a big step in their latest development of trawl doors – the Poseidon Remote Controllable Trawl Doors – when a pair of 4.1m2 Poseidon trawl doors were tested onboard the modern 70m Icelandic research vessel, Árni Fridriksson. The idea is to control the...

Skaginn – Icelandic pioneers in Super Chilling

Driven by the ingenuity and innovational vision of its co-founder and now pioneer CEO, Skaginn's Super Chilling solutions offer a range of benefits. Through highly automated features, Super Chilling increases yield, preserves quality, adds to product value and can double shelf life. The efficient processing – now with a...

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