Proposed Offshore Wind Development Sale in NY Bight

In support of the Biden-Harris Administration’s goal of installing 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030, the U.S. Department of the Interior has announced a proposed sale for offshore wind development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the New York Bight, an area of shallow waters between Long Island and the New Jersey coast.Continue reading “Proposed Offshore Wind Development Sale in NY Bight”

Job: Washington Maritime Blue Quiet Sound Program Director

Washington Maritime Blue is looking for a Quiet Sound program director. Closing date: Priority applications due June 25, 2021–open until filled. Salary Range: $90,000-$135,000 + comprehensive benefits. Reports to: president/CEO and Quite Sound Advisory Board. Location: Seattle, WA preferred. Direct applicants only–no third-party agencies. Contact: info@maritimeblue.org for full job description and questions.

Grants for Red Sea Reef Research

The Red Sea Reef Foundation (RSRF) has awarded research grants to five scientists from Israel and Jordan who are studying corals in one of the world’s largest marine refuges from climate change. Each selected project involves an innovative approach, such as using deep neural networks to derive data on coral reef fish populations, characterizing corals’Continue reading “Grants for Red Sea Reef Research”

Reducing Offshore Carbon Emissions

On June 24, industry experts will discuss efforts to reduce emissions from offshore production facilities as part of the NOIA ESG Panel on Reducing Carbon Emissions. The panelists are: Mike Paulin, Intecsea, technical advisor. He will discuss design approaches for offshore facilities that help achieve emission reductions. Monica Bøe, Equinor Production International (EPI), vice president safety, security and sustainability,Continue reading “Reducing Offshore Carbon Emissions”

‘Science State of the Union’ on Plastics

5 Gyres hosted a virtual “Science State of the Union” on World Oceans Day earlier this month about plastics science. It discusses the past, present and future of plastic pollution science as it relates to innovation and policy. Watch the event here.