Ice Patrol: 1,000 Icebergs Entered Lanes This Year

By MarEx 2017-12-15 20:16:49

The U.S. Coast Guard's International Ice Patrol said Thursday that 2017 was the fourth "extreme" season in a row for icebergs in the North Atlantic, with 1,008...

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Arctic Report Card: Fewer Records Shattered in 2017

By MarEx 2017-12-13 19:40:37

A NOAA-sponsored report shows that the warming trend transforming the Arctic persisted in 2017, resulting in the second warmest air temperatures, above average ocean...

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Report: Thailand's Fish Catch Higher than Reported

By MarEx 2017-12-12 17:13:36

Fish catches by Thailand’s distant-water fleet fishing throughout the Indo-Pacific are almost seven times higher than what the country reports to the Food and...


Ice Prompts Debate over Great Lakes Spill Response

By MarEx 2017-12-11 20:49:15

Canadian pipeline operator Enbridge is engaged in a debate with environmental groups over the operation of an aging underwater pipeline that runs beneath the Straits of...


Video: Without Sea Ice, Polar Bears Go Hungry

By MarEx 2017-12-11 19:22:33

Last week, a photographer for National Geographic created a viral sensation with imagery of an emaciated polar bear trapped far from its feeding grounds by a shortage of sea...

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Sea Shepherd Unveils New Vessel

By MarEx 2017-12-11 18:43:18

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society unveiled its newest vessel, the M/V Sharpie, in Miami on Monday. The vessel, formerly known as the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Bainbridge...

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Fresh Backing for Environmental Convention Adoption in Southeast Asia

By MarEx 2017-12-09 18:55:10

A new IMO-Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) environmental project in Southeast Asia is set to begin that will support seven countries in protecting their...


Illegal Fishing Boat Tries to Fly Six Flags

By MarEx 2017-12-06 19:51:43

Last week, Indonesian maritime authorities seized a Chinese fishing boat carrying the flags of six different states, including East Timor, Malaysia, Singapore, China, the...


Changing Net Color Could Reduce Bird By-Catch

By MarEx 2017-12-03 19:48:04

An Australian study has found that saving some of the 400,000 seabirds killed each year globally in fishing gillnets could be as simple as changing the color of the...

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Bordering Nations Agree to Protect Central Arctic Ocean

By MarEx 2017-12-01 18:50:10

An international agreement to protect the Central Arctic Ocean against all commercial fishing has been reached with the U.S., Canada, Norway, Russia, Denmark, Iceland, Japan,...

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