Submarine Canyon Conference June 14-18

The University of Gibraltar will host the first virtual INCISE conference June 14-18 on submarine canyons. Submarine canyons act as a link between shallow-water environments and the deep sea. They are extremely important for biodiversity because they serve as nursery habitats and hotspots for sea life. Find out more at: https://www.unigib.edu.gi/incise2021/.

Podcast on IMCA’s New Environmental Sustainability Code

The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) has released a short podcast explaining the newly published Recommended Code of Practice on Environmental Sustainability. Before handing over to her two guests, Peter de Bree and Nadine Robinson, Andrea Burnley explains that, when surveyed, four out of five IMCA members (there are over 700 member companies in 60Continue reading “Podcast on IMCA’s New Environmental Sustainability Code”

Symposium June 7-9: Carbon Reduction Efforts by Academia

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic and the most recent governmental and industry targets made around the world to curb greenhouse gas emissions and phase out fossil fuels, universities and research institutes have been steadily leading by example to advance a strong environmental future.  The Office for Science and Technology of the Embassy of France inContinue reading “Symposium June 7-9: Carbon Reduction Efforts by Academia”

Daphne Technology Open to Public Investment

Daphne Technology, a climate tech start-up that has designed and patented proven solutions to reduce air and sea pollution for ships, has partnered with Crowdcube, the world’s largest equity crowdfunding platform, to offer a stake in the company to the public. According to Dr. Mario Michan, founder and CEO of Daphne Technology, the company hasContinue reading “Daphne Technology Open to Public Investment”

Free Curriculum to Manage Ocean Plastic Pollution

Ocean Legacy Foundation (OLF), a Canadian nonprofit organization that develops and implements worldwide plastic pollution emergency response programs with the goal to end ocean plastic pollution, has launched EPIC Academy. EPIC Academy is a free online educational platform providing essential knowledge regarding ocean plastic pollution, cleanup efforts and solutions for creating plastic-free lands and waters.Continue reading “Free Curriculum to Manage Ocean Plastic Pollution”