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Expedition in Seychelles Explores Ocean Health

Teledyne Marine has entered a partnership with Nekton Deep Ocean Exploration as an official subsea technology partner through value-in-kind contribution of equipment, technology and support. Teledyne Marine and Nekton have a shared common goal to lead the discovery and increase the understanding of the ocean. The purpose of the expedition in the Seychelles is a major global scientific collaboration that

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IMEA Seeks Board Members, Donors and Partners Worldwide

The International Marine Electronics Alliance, Inc. (IMEA), which is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation affiliated with the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA), is actively seeking board members, donors and partners to further its mission of marine electronics safety and education. IMEA collaborates with other nonprofit associations and government agencies worldwide to advance relevant education, scientific knowledge and testing of

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UNESCO Report Says Billions are Deprived of Water

Access to water and sanitation is internationally recognized human right. Yet more than two billion people lack even the most basic of services. The latest United Nations World Water Development Report, Leaving No One Behind, explores the symptoms of exclusion and investigates ways to overcome inequalities. The report was launched in Geneva, Switzerland on Mar. 19 during the 40th session

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O&G Lease Sale Scheduled for Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters

On Mar. 20, 2019, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is conducting a lease sale offering more than 78 million acres in federal waters offshore Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida for oil and gas exploration and development. Lease Sale 252, which offers all unleased and non-protected areas in the Gulf of Mexico, will be livestreamed to the public

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World Ocean Forum Features Sea Level Exhibit

The World Ocean Observatory is a community advocating for the health and sustainability of the ocean by providing a network of worldwide information. Specifically, W2O  hosts World Ocean Radio, a weekly series of five-minute audio essays on ocean issues, along with other information resources online. W2O recently launched an updated version of its World Ocean Forum. The forum is hosted

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Study Examines how Dumped Munitions Move Underwater

University of Delaware researchers are studying how unexploded ordnance and munitions that were dumped in the oceans move underwater in order to better locate them for removal. They are using AUVs, sensors and positioning systems to study how fabricated surrogate munitions that they planted at a test site in Delaware Bay move over time depending on sediment, currents and storms.

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