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The Tough Start and Groundbreaking Career of UBC's Dr. Daniel Pauly

Published Sep 28, 2021 12:24 PM by UBC

Dr. Daniel Pauly is the world’s most-cited fisheries scientist, but life for the UBC professor has been far from easy. The b...

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Rainforests of the Sea: Why Kelp Could Help Save the Planet

Published Sep 26, 2021 6:21 PM by The Maritime Executive

[By Emma Bryce] When we think of forests, we mostly think of tree-filled landscapes. But the ocean also holds emerald stands of...

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Maersk Invests in California-Based Electrofuel Startup

Published Sep 23, 2021 10:20 PM by The Maritime Executive

Maersk Group has announced that it is investing in a new electrofuel startup based in California, Prometheus Fuels. It joins BMW&#...

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Critics Question the Climate Benefits of Deep Sea Mining 

Published Sep 21, 2021 10:00 PM by Marja Montojo and Ian Urbina

Few people have ever heard of the tiny country of Nauru. Even fewer ever think about what happens at the bottom of the world's...

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Drones Find Possible Sulfur Violations on 10% of Ships Near Gibraltar

Published Sep 21, 2021 5:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

Spanish authorities in conjunction with the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) are deploying drones over the busy shipping lan...

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"Game Changer" Catalyst for Green Hydrogen Production

Published Sep 20, 2021 6:02 PM by The Maritime Executive

The world could commence large scale production of green hydrogen sooner than expected after researchers in Australia discovered w...

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Shell to Build One of Europe’s Biggest Biofuels Facilities

Published Sep 20, 2021 5:26 PM by The Maritime Executive

Royal Dutch Shell is proceeding with plans to build one of Europe’s biggest biofuel facilities as part of its effort to conv...

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SeaTech Studies New Use for Battery-Electric Drive - Harbor Lighters

Published Sep 20, 2021 1:16 AM by The Maritime Executive

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore is looking at new ways to decarbonize the small workboats that keep its busy harbor h...

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Smoke From Australian Bushfires Created Unprecedented Algal Bloom

Published Sep 19, 2021 7:23 PM by The Conversation

[By Christina Schallenberg, Jakob Weis, Joan Llort, Peter Strutton and Weiyi Tang] In 2019 and 2020, bushfires razed more...

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New England Fishermen File Suit Against BOEM Over Vineyard Wind

Published Sep 15, 2021 1:14 AM by The Maritime Executive

A coalition of fishing industry interests has filed a court challenge against the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's rec...

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