Ballast Water Convention Dates Likely to Slip

By Wendy Laursen 2017-05-22 19:09:49

The flag states Brazil, Cook Islands, India, Liberia, Norway and the U.K. are calling for IMO to delay implementation of the ballast water management convention. In a...

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Sea Shepherd Embarks on Shark Protection Operation

By MarEx 2017-05-20 20:40:03

Sea Shepherd's newly renamed vessel, the M/V John Paul DeJoria, arrived in Costa Rica on Saturday to assist the Central American country in controlling illegal fishing in...


Chinese Ports Implicated in Illegal Hornbill Trade

By MarEx 2017-05-16 03:28:30

An trade hotspot map by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), and environmental organization TRAFFIC reinforces the position of China and Indonesia as the...

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Year of Polar Prediction Begins

By MarEx 2017-05-15 20:56:42

Climate researchers are pursuing better ice and weather predictions for improved safety in the Arctic and Antarctic with the international research initiative “Year of...


WWF Releases Arctic Council Scorecard

By MarEx 2017-05-10 21:34:53

The environmental organization WWF has released its first Arctic Council conservation scorecard. The results show that the Council as a collective body has generally done...


Electrical Station Spills Oil into East River

By MarEx 2017-05-10 19:28:47

A transformer at a ConEd electrical station in Brooklyn's Dumbo neighborhood failed on Sunday afternoon, spilling an unknown quantity of transformer oil onto the ground...


Greenhouse Gas Strategy Shouldn't Focus on Targets

By MarEx 2017-05-10 19:24:39

The World Shipping Council (WSC) has filed a proposal with the IMO on the development of a comprehensive greenhouse gas strategy.  The proposal calls for the...


Sea Shepherd Wants Denmark Held Accountable for Whale Slaughter

By MarEx 2017-05-10 04:50:49

Sea Shepherd Netherlands has officially submitted a request to the European Commission to launch infringement proceedings against Denmark for facilitating the slaughter of...


First Floating Rubbish Bin Installed

By MarEx 2017-05-09 21:39:57

The first Seabin marine rubbish bin has been installed for test use in Uunisaari, Finland, off the coast of the Kaivopuisto district of Helsinki. The Seabin is a floating...


Feds Bust Eel-Smugglers in Maine

By MarEx 2017-05-09 15:21:25

Maine is one of only two American states with a baby eel fishery. The tiny "elvers" or "glass eels" have become very valuable in recent years,...

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