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UAE’s Arabian Ocean Rowing Team partners with UN Clean Seas initiative

Dubai: The UAE’s Arabian Ocean Rowing Team has become a partner of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Clean Seas campaign to raise awareness on environmental sustainability, particularly reducing marine litter and protecting the oceans, with a focus on single-use plastics. Arabian Ocean Rowing Team will promote initiatives such as #BePartOfIt campaign and visit schools and […]

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India-Norway Blue economy partnership takes shape with focus on ocean industries

The 5th India-Norway Task Force on Blue Economy for Sustainable Development met in New Delhi on June 23 to review the cooperation and chart the way forward. Meeting was led by the Norwegian Ambassador to India, Hans Jacob Frydenlund and the MoES Secretary Dr M Ravichandran. Others in attendance were Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and […]

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Samskip, Ocean Infinity Secure ENOVA Funds for Hydrogen-fuelled SeaShuttle Containership Pair

Norwegian state enterprise ENOVA has awarded NOK150 million (€15M) in funding for SeaShuttle, a project for the construction of two hydrogen-powered, remotely controlled, and autonomous-ready containerships for delivery by 2025. The project, led by multimodal transport and logistics group Samskip and marine robotics specialist Ocean Infinity, envisages two SeaShuttle ships operating emissions-free between Oslo Fjord […]

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Aker : Norwegian industry builder Kjell Inge Rkke takes on a high-level role to support the UN Decade of Ocean Science and unlock industrial ocean data | MarketScreener

The vision of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) is “the science we need for the ocean we want”. It envisages nothing less than a revolution in ocean science that will trigger a steep change in humanity´s relationship with the ocean. “This invitation is a recognition of the strong commitments that […]

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This Ancient Vampire of The Deep Ocean Really Sucked

A fearsome ‘vampire’ predator that lurked in Earth’s oceans more than 160 million years ago probably did actually suck its prey, at least in a sense. A new analysis of exceptionally well-preserved fossils of a small cephalopod named Vampyronassa rhodanica, related to modern vampire squids (neither actually vampires, nor squids), reveals the presence of muscular […]

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2022 World Ocean Day: Revisiting harmful practices in our maritime environment

(Dianabasi Effiong for NAN) The 2022 World Ocean Day, themed: “Revitalisation and Collective Action for the Ocean”, was celebrated on June 8 in some of Nigeria’s littoral states to raise awareness on the plight of oceans and the marine ecosystems they support. Prescribing solutions to acts that inhibit beneficial relationship between man, his environment and […]

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This is a 393-years old Greenland Shark that was located in the Arctic Ocean. It’s been wandering the ocean since 1627. It is the oldest living vertebrate known on the planet. Photo by Julius Nielsen.

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‘Environment issues delaying infra development in the Indian Ocean’

Express News Service NEW DELHI: The process of infrastructure creation to bolster its overall security is going on in the Indian Ocean but the speed is slow. A source confirmed that the process continues to add to the existing Indian Naval Station Baaz and Kohaasa in Andaman and Nicobar Islands along with the plan for […]

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The Collapse of an Atlantic Ocean Current Would Ripple Across The World, Says Study

Climate change is slowing down the conveyor belt of ocean currents that brings warm water from the tropics up to the North Atlantic. Our research, published today (June 6) in Nature Climate Change, looks at the profound consequences to global climate if this Atlantic conveyor collapses entirely.   We found the collapse of this system […]

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Japan Is Dropping a Gargantuan Turbine Into The Ocean to Harness ‘Limitless’ Energy

Deep beneath the waves there’s a source of power quite unlike any other. To tap into it, Japanese engineers have constructed a true leviathan, a beast capable of withstanding the strongest of ocean currents to transform its flow into a virtually limitless supply of electricity.   Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries – now known simply as IHI […]