Candela Launches New E-Boat, Names US Leader

Candela has launched the C-8, dubbed the “Tesla Model S” of boats. Thanks to computer-controlled hydrofoils, it uses only a fraction of the energy a conventional boat needs at high speeds. Sailor, environmental activist and sustainability entrepreneur Tanguy de Lamotte has been chosen to lead Candela’s U.S. division. Source: Candela

Indigenous Leaders Discuss Collaboration in Marine Sanctuaries Sept. 21

On Sept. 21, the U.S. National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF) will host a Blue Beacon Series discussion, where Indigenous leaders from current and proposed sanctuaries will share how the involvement of their communities in stewardship of special places in the ocean benefits both people and place. Join the event on Facebook Live or livestream it on the NMSF website at 7:00pmContinue reading “Indigenous Leaders Discuss Collaboration in Marine Sanctuaries Sept. 21”

World’s First Recyclable Wind Turbine Blade

Wind power is one of the cornerstones in the quest to tackle the climate emergency. With more than 200 GW of new offshore capacity projected by the Global Wind Energy Council to be installed by 2030, it is critical to quickly introduce recyclable solutions. Siemens Gamesa is leading the way for a sustainable future withContinue reading “World’s First Recyclable Wind Turbine Blade”

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”