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China is Putting New Energy and Investment Into Tidal Power

Published Feb 5, 2023 6:22 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By Han Qin] The ebb and flow of the tide powers a turbine while the sun shines on solar panels. In May 2022, China’...

West African Fishermen Turn to the Law to Fight Fishmeal Factories

Published Dec 23, 2022 4:49 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Mustapha Manneh] Senegal has seen a rapid and unchecked expansion in fishmeal factory operations in the past decade. B...

Study: Oil Slicks Cover an Ocean Area Twice the Size of Turkey

Published Dec 18, 2022 3:00 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By Niu Yuhan]   Images of seabirds covered in crude oil might bring home the impact of spills on ocean ecosystems, but...

The Other Endangered Frontier of Subsea Mining: Brazil's Blue Amazon

Published Nov 27, 2022 2:03 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Kevin Damasio] You might not have heard of the Blue Amazon, but it’s the part of the ocean owned by Brazil. Otherwise...

In Latin America, Resistance to Deep-Sea Mining is Growing

Published Nov 6, 2022 6:47 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Shipping

[By Jack Lo Lau] Almost a year ago, Sandor Mulsow told China Dialogue Ocean that the body charged with both prot...

Who Will Finance the Green Transition in Shipping?

Published Nov 2, 2022 8:05 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Isabelle Gerretsen] The shipping industry must invest in new vessels, fuels and infrastructure to achieve its 2050 climate...

In Qingdao, Local Fishermen Set Up Their Own Conservation Patrol

Published Oct 7, 2022 7:33 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By Zhou Chen] The township of Langye, near Qingdao, lies beside a species rich part of the Yellow Sea. This area is home to th...

Banc d’Arguin: West Africa's Largest Marine Park is Under Threat

Published Sep 11, 2022 2:09 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Environment

[By Regina Lam] The Banc d’Arguin National Park, West Africa’s largest marine protected area, wears many important...

UN High Seas Treaty Talks End Without Agreement Again

Published Sep 6, 2022 8:49 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Government

[By Fermin Koop] While many had hoped this would be the session to do it, after two weeks of talks at the UN headquar...

The Decarbonization Tradeoffs for Ammonia, Methanol and H2

Published Jul 22, 2022 5:39 PM by China Dialogue Ocean

Posted in: Shipping

[By Isabelle Gerretsen] Experts say the shipping industry will have to decarbonize rapidly to keep global average temperature i...

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