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Watch: Whale Cam in Antarctica

By The Maritime Executive 02-19-2020 04:12:24

University of California researchers have attached cameras to 30 rare Antarctic minke whales to see how sea ice affects their beha...

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How AI is Identifying Illegal Trawlers in Africa

By China Dialogue Ocean 02-14-2020 03:27:00

[By Todd Woody] Africa is a hotspot for illegal fishing by foreign fleets, and now for the first time, researchers have pinpoin...

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Watch: Iceberg the Size of Malta Breaks Up

By The Maritime Executive 02-11-2020 05:58:57

Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica has recently spawned an iceberg over 300 square kilometers (116 square miles) in size. About the...

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Arctic Ice Melt Is Changing Ocean Currents

By The Maritime Executive 02-08-2020 07:10:50

NASA scientists have measured how an influx of cold, fresh water is affecting the Beaufort Gyre, a major Arctic current. Using...

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Preventing the Death of the World’s Rivers

By The Strategist 02-07-2020 03:02:00

[By Prof. Brahma Chellaney] From the Tigris to the Indus and the Yangtze to the Nile, rivers were essential to the em...

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Watch: The Bottom of an Antarctic Glacier

By The Maritime Executive 02-02-2020 05:30:53

Researchers have taken the first-ever images of the Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica, a glacier about the size of Florida that is an...

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Fast Facts: What is a Rossby Wave?

By The Maritime Executive 02-01-2020 12:22:19

Rossby waves naturally occur in rotating fluids. Within the Earth's ocean and atmosphere, these planetary waves play a signifi...

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Aasen Shipping Orders World's First Hybrid Self-Discharging Bulkers

By The Maritime Executive 01-29-2020 01:55:00

In a first for diesel-electric hybrid propulsion, Norwegian shipowner Aasen Shipping has contracted with the technology group W&au...

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Maritime Air Pollution Conference Focuses on IMO 2020

By Riviera Maritime Media 01-27-2020 04:58:00

At Riviera’s Maritime Air Pollution Conference, Americas, scheduled for March 5-6 in Miami, panelists and participants will...

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Trawlers Operating Illegally Continue to Dodge Fines in Ghana

By The Maritime Executive 01-26-2020 06:32:24

Last year, the vessel Lu Rong Yuan Yu 956 was caught in Ghanaian waters with illegal nets and undersized ‘small pelagic&rsqu...

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