2020 Sustainable Ocean Summit Report

The World Ocean Council (WOC) 2020 Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) Report is now available. The report states the global ocean business and investment community’s priorities on key sustainable development issues: • ocean investing• Law of the Sea• port infrastructure adaptation• industry data collection• biofouling and invasive species• Arctic science and industry collaboration The full reportContinue reading “2020 Sustainable Ocean Summit Report”

Scottish Renewables Young and Inspiring Award

James Ferguson, a research and development engineer at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, has won the Scottish Renewables Young and Inspiring Award at the 2020 Green Energy Awards.  The awards ceremony was hosted virtually November 27, 2020.  Having graduated with a chemical engineering master’s from the University of Edinburgh, Ferguson joined EMECContinue reading “Scottish Renewables Young and Inspiring Award”

Sustainable Ocean Summit

The Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) will take place virtually December 8-11, 2020. The theme is: Ocean Vision 2030 – The Decade for Ocean Action, Connecting Sustainable Development, Business and Investment for the Blue Economy. A special session will focus on: • What is the most effective way to coordinate between ocean scientists and ocean industryContinue reading “Sustainable Ocean Summit”

Blue Economy Potential in Caribbean

Dr. Valerie Hickey, the World Bank’s Practice Manager for Environment, Natural Resources and Blue Economy in Latin America and the Caribbean, said the blue economy can unlock inclusive sustainable jobs across the Eastern Caribbean. Hickey made this statement during a presentation at OECS (Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States) SDM (Sustainable Development Movement) 2020, citing strongContinue reading “Blue Economy Potential in Caribbean”

Marine Renewable Energy Conference

UMass Dartmouth’s third annual Marine Renewable Energy Conference will take place virtually on Thursday, November 12, 2020. Panels will address ocean wind, wave, and tidal energy from both a grid-scale and an off-grid, purpose-built perspective. Topics include industry updates, innovations, research and development needs, funding opportunities, as well as engineering and marine technology student projectsContinue reading “Marine Renewable Energy Conference”