New Global MPA Guide

Led by Oregon State University researchers, more than three dozen scientists from around the world have produced a guide to help nations better plan, evaluate and monitor marine protected areas set aside to safeguard ecosystems and support a healthy ocean. “The MPA Guide: A Framework to Achieve Global Goals for the Ocean,” published in Science,Continue reading “New Global MPA Guide”

Two Explorers Named Godmothers of New Arctic Ship

Hurtigruten Expeditions has appointed two seasoned exploration and environmental pioneers as godmothers of battery-hybrid-powered MS Fridtjof Nansen: Canadian Sunniva Sørby and Norwegian Hilde Fålun Strøm. The two explorers are dedicating their lives to inspire action and engage a global dialogue on climate change. They made history as the first women team to overwinter in remoteContinue reading “Two Explorers Named Godmothers of New Arctic Ship”

Panel Discussion: Regulations Accelerating Decarbonization

On September 14, 2021 at 3 pm CET SEA20 will host a panel discussion on regulations accelerating decarbonization. There is a market chain reaction coming that will change shipping as we know it. How are charterers threatening shipowners’ revenue? Why are banks teaming up to push the industry to decarbonize? How have end-consumers finally attainedContinue reading “Panel Discussion: Regulations Accelerating Decarbonization”

NOAA Marine Debris Removal Grant

The NOAA Marine Debris Program has announced its fiscal year 2022 Marine Debris Removal notice of funding opportunity. Projects awarded through the removal grant competition will create long-term, quantifiable ecological habitat improvements for NOAA trust resources, with priority consideration for efforts targeting derelict fishing gear, abandoned and derelict vessels, and other medium- and large-scale debris.Continue reading “NOAA Marine Debris Removal Grant”

Oceans of Knowledge Conference

The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) will gather ocean and climate experts from around the world to discuss the future of our planet at IMarEST’s fourth Oceans of Knowledge conference Oct. 26-27 in London. The conference will include talks from NOAA, the Schmidt Ocean Institute and the International Energy Agency, among others.Continue reading “Oceans of Knowledge Conference”