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Coronavirus Hits Sustainable Aquaculture

By China Dialogue Ocean 04-03-2020 04:10:33

[By Zhang Chun] The damage to China’s aquaculture sector caused by coronavirus could be far-reaching as customers from th...

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Global Push to End Pangolin Trade

By The Maritime Executive 03-25-2020 09:16:21

Bushmeat sellers in Gabon have lost some of their best customers, says media outlet France24, as their Chinese buyers have now dis...

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Robo-Turtles in Fish Farms Reduce Fish Stress

By Gemini News 03-25-2020 07:18:33

[By Idun Haugan] Robotic turtles used for surveillance could help prevent escapes from salmon farms. The “turtle robots&r...

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NYK Starts World's First Large-Scale Survey of Ocean Microplastics

By The Maritime Executive 03-22-2020 08:37:22

Japanese shipping company NYK has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Chiba Institute of Technology to use its ships to...

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Oceana Says Ships Ignoring Voluntary Speed Zone

By The Maritime Executive 03-22-2020 12:03:44

Environmental group Oceana has released the results of an analysis that it claims indicates ships are ignoring a voluntary speed z...

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Climate Change is Making Severe Drought More Common in Australia

By The Conversation 03-21-2020 07:07:46

[By Nicky Wright, Bethany Ellis and Prof. Nerilie Abram] Weather-wise, 2019 was a crazy way to end a decade. Fires spread...

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Arctic Light Pollution Affects Fish, Zooplankton up to 200 Meters Deep

By Gemini News 03-20-2020 06:39:00

[By Nancy Bazilchuk and Sigmund Bolme] If artificial light shines into the Arctic Ocean during the polar night, does it matter?...

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Fukushima Cleanup Struggle Focuses on Contaminated Water

By Charles Digges 03-17-2020 07:42:06

Nine years after the Fukushima disaster shook the world, one of the biggest impediments to cleaning up the site in Northeastern Ja...

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Minimizing the Risk of IMO 2020 Fuel Sulfur Limit Violations

Shipowners and operators around the globe know the United States aggressively enforces compliance with the International Conventio...

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U.S. Government Expands Mexican Seafood Ban to Save Vaquita

By The Maritime Executive 03-07-2020 10:06:04

The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has announced that it will ban imports of Mexican shrimp and other seafood caugh...

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