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Marine Litter Program Offers Global Forum for Cooperation

Experts from the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas), part of the UK government, are working alongside colleagues in Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands to identify country-specific solutions to problems posed by marine litter, including reducing reliance on single-use plastics, improvements in waste management and developing more sustainable life cycles for plastics. In recent years, the serious issue

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Research Examines Microplastics in Wild-Caught Fish Near Barrier Reef

Microplastics and other man-made fibers have been found in a popular fish species on the Great Barrier Reef. A recent research study is the first to report the presence of microdebris in wild-caught commercial fish in the World Heritage Area. Researchers from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) in Townsville, found 115 items of man-made debris in the gastro-intestinal

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Software to Digitize Shipping Health, Safety, Environment Ops

UniSea AS, a software developer and consultancy specializing in solutions for the shipping industry, has been selected by Tidewater Inc. as their partner in the digitalizing and standardizing of Tidewater’s business processes related to health, safety, environment, quality (HSEQ) and operations. The UniSea software suite will be implemented on all Tidewater vessels and in all offices in one of the

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$67.2 Million Dedicated to Coastal Resilience Program

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), NOAA and their partners announced $28.9 million in new grants for the restoration or expansion of natural features such as coastal marshes and wetlands, dune and beach systems, oyster and coral reefs, mangroves, forests, coastal rivers and barrier islands that help minimize the impacts of storms, rising sea levels and other extreme events

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Online Platform Provides Virtual Trade Show for Oil and Gas Professionals

OilTechConnect.com, an oil and gas industry platform that allows communication between oil and gas professionals, technology companies, consultants, investment companies, local business partners and event hosts, is now live online. OilTechConnect.com is designed to be a virtual trade show where professionals in the oil and gas industry can mingle, discuss, advise and promote their skills, their knowledge, their company and

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