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Australia to Release Whaling Footage

By MarEx 2017-05-24 18:51:45

Australia's Information Commissioner has decided that the government should release controversial footage of Japanese whaling, after years of lobbying by the...

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Polarstern Sets Sail for Svalbard

By MarEx 2017-05-23 21:49:47

On Wednesday, May 24, 49 atmospheric and sea-ice researchers will embark on an expedition headed for Svalbard, north of Norway, on board the research vessel...

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Ballast Water Convention Dates Likely to Slip

By Wendy Laursen 2017-05-22 19:09:49

The flag states Brazil, Cook Islands, India, Liberia, Norway and the U.K. are calling for IMO to delay implementation of the ballast water management convention. In a...

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Sea Shepherd Embarks on Shark Protection Operation

By MarEx 2017-05-20 20:40:03

Sea Shepherd's newly renamed vessel, the M/V John Paul DeJoria, arrived in Costa Rica on Saturday to assist the Central American country in controlling illegal fishing in...

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Chinese Ports Implicated in Illegal Hornbill Trade

By MarEx 2017-05-16 03:28:30

An trade hotspot map by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), and environmental organization TRAFFIC reinforces the position of China and Indonesia as the...

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Year of Polar Prediction Begins

By MarEx 2017-05-15 20:56:42

Climate researchers are pursuing better ice and weather predictions for improved safety in the Arctic and Antarctic with the international research initiative “Year of...

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WWF Releases Arctic Council Scorecard

By MarEx 2017-05-10 21:34:53

The environmental organization WWF has released its first Arctic Council conservation scorecard. The results show that the Council as a collective body has generally done...

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Electrical Station Spills Oil into East River

By MarEx 2017-05-10 19:28:47

A transformer at a ConEd electrical station in Brooklyn's Dumbo neighborhood failed on Sunday afternoon, spilling an unknown quantity of transformer oil onto the ground...

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Greenhouse Gas Strategy Shouldn't Focus on Targets

By MarEx 2017-05-10 19:24:39

The World Shipping Council (WSC) has filed a proposal with the IMO on the development of a comprehensive greenhouse gas strategy.  The proposal calls for the...

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Sea Shepherd Wants Denmark Held Accountable for Whale Slaughter

By MarEx 2017-05-10 04:50:49

Sea Shepherd Netherlands has officially submitted a request to the European Commission to launch infringement proceedings against Denmark for facilitating the slaughter of...

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