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Great Barrier Reef Underwater Museum

Museum of Underwater Art

Jason deCaires Taylor is drawing closer to the installation of his latest and most ambitious underwater art project to date: MOUA, the Museum Of Underwater Art, within the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. The new museum will feature a series of galleries located throughout Townsville, Magnetic Island, Palm Island and the Great Barrier Reef region. The first galleries are due to open to

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Marine Renewables Canada East Coast Summer Event

Marine Renewables Canada East Coast Summer Event

Marine Renewables Canada will hold its annual East Coast Summer Event August 15 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The day will comprise two events: an afternoon industry update/session followed by an evening networking event. The industry update session will feature updates on tidal energy projects, plus future outlook and insight on new market opportunities for offshore wind, tidal, wave, river current and other clean marine energy.

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Standup Paddleboard Expedition for Great Lakes Research

SUP for Great Lakes research

This June, Joe Lorenz, Kwin Morris and Jeff Guy plan to paddleboard across Lake Erie, traversing international waters and rough waves and dodging toxic algae blooms, all in an effort to raise awareness of Great Lakes environmental issues. Their goal is to fundraise $10,000 for the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research. They’ll begin their adventure at Belle Isle State Park, home of the Dawson Great Lakes Museum, and

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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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Companies Dumping Mining Waste at Sea Will Find Little Financing

Citigroup will no longer offer financing for new projects over $50 million to companies that dump mining waste at sea after pressure from a coalition of environmental NGOs called for an end to the practice, Mongabay reports. Mining tailings are toxic to the marine environment. The NGO Earthworks created a list of mines that dump waste into water, finding that

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How US Coastal Communities Are Building Climate Resilience

According to the Third National Climate Assessment, nearly 5 million people in the coastal U.S. live within 4 ft. of their local high-tide level, and global sea levels are predicted to rise by up to 6.6 ft. by 2100 compared to 1992 measurements. Extreme weather events such as hurricanes, which bring with them flooding, are increasing in frequency and causing

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