Ryan Zinke Is the New US Interior Secretary
Ryan Zinke, most recently a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Montana, was confirmed Wednesday by theRead more.
IUCN Report Says Microplastics Make Up 30% of Ocean Trash
Tiny plastic particles washed off household and industrial products could contribute up to 30 percent of the “plastic soup” pollutingRead more.
Twitter Chat Wed. @ 10 AM PST w/ Sylvia Earle
Interested in the ocean plastic problem? Join a Twitter chat with the legendary oceanographer Sylvia Earle at 10:00 a.m. PacificRead more.
ICS Chairman Pushes for CO2 Reduction Strategy for Shipping
Speaking in Indonesia at The Economist magazine’s World Ocean Summit, Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) Esben PoulssonRead more.
March for Science April 22
The March for Science is scheduled for Earth Day, April 22, 2017. It is an international movement, with marches plannedRead more.
SSV Oliver Hazard Perry Runs on Biodiesel
On February 21, the 200-ft. sailing school vessel (SSV) Oliver Hazard Perry took on 6,000 gallons of B20 fuel, comprisingRead more.
Expedition Underway to Search for Amelia Earhart’s Plane
A group of ocean explorers left Honolulu February 18 and will be at sea 30 to 45 days on anRead more.
National WWII Museum’s PT-305 Close to Launch
The National WWII Museum’s fully restored PT-305 will be ready for public rides beginning April 1. The U.S. Navy usedRead more.
Funding Opportunity: FY 2017 Ocean Technology Transition Project
The U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) Program is seeking to fund projects that advance new or existing technology-based solutionsRead more.