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Northwest Passage Project Live Interactive Broadcasts

Northwest Passage Project

From July 18 to August 4, U.S. and Canadian scientists, supported by 25 post-secondary students, will share with the public in real-time observations and findings about conditions in the Arctic Ocean in unprecedented interactive broadcasts from the Northwest Passage, conducted from the Swedish Icebreaker Oden. This research will aid understanding of and document climate change effects. The innovative, 18-day Northwest Passage Project research expedition will depart from the

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Live Webinar on Ocean Acidification Measurements

Sea Bird webinar

Sea-Bird Scientific is sponsoring a live webinar July 18th at 1 P.M. E.T./10 A.M. P.T. entitled “Ocean Acidification: High-Frequency Long-Term Measurements of pH and Deployment Best Practices.” Ocean acidification is happening. We can predict it through climate models, see it in pitted calcium carbonate shells, and feel it through aquaculture collapse. However, pH sensors are in dire need of an

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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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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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Developed Countries Reduce CO2 With Less Fossil Fuel, More Efficiency

Efforts to cut emissions of carbon dioxide and tackle climate change in developed economies are beginning to pay off, according to research led by the Tyndall Centre at the University of East Anglia (UEA). The study suggests that policies supporting renewable energy and energy efficiency are helping to reduce emissions in 18 developed economies. The group of countries represents 28%

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Marine Minerals Data Available For Planning Coastal Resilience

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) launched the Marine Minerals Information System (MMIS), a state-of-the-art tool to assist decision-makers in managing coastal recovery and planning coastal resilience projects. The release of the MMIS is a big step forward in BOEM’s efforts to build a National Offshore Sand Inventory, providing offshore sediment data including data and information from 30 years

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