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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...


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...


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&#...


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...


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...


"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...


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...


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...


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...


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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