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On-Site Monitoring of Ocean Plastic Particles

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By Devin Partida Everything from shopping bags to toys contains plastic, and the material remains widespread around the world. Unfortunately, only 9 percent of all plastic  gets recycled. A related issue is that many of the varieties used today have chemical makeups that prevent full decomposition. These realities mean that plastics in the ocean is a major problem, polluting the

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Canada’s Ocean Supercluster

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Canada’s Ocean Supercluster continues to press ahead during the coronavirus pandemic, The Chronicle Herald reported. The public-private group formed in 2018 and is based in Atlantic Canada, with the goal of increasing Canada’s ocean economy by $14 billion and 3,000 new jobs over the next 10 years. CEO Kendra MacDonald said the goal is to build ocean enterprises to 3

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NOIA ESG Network

NOIA ESG Network

This year, NOIA established its ESG program, the NOIA ESG Network. The kick-off event took place with a workshop in early March. As part of this program, NOIA’s members agreed that it is important to sign a participation agreement to affirm commitment to participating in the activities of the NOIA ESG Network. Many companies have already signed and submitted the

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2020 Pew Marine Fellows Named

Eight scientists and conservationists from Australia, China, Japan, Indonesia, Kenya and the United States have been named the 2020 recipients of the Pew fellowship in marine conservation. The program was created to provide grants to the world’s leading scientists and technical experts seeking solutions to the problems affecting the world’s oceans. These new fellows and their projects will develop the

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