Latest News for: Marine resources


HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding Christens Amphibious Assault Ship Bougainville (LHA 8)

The Eagle-Tribune 02 Dec 2023
Marine Corps and our allies ... James Adams III, nominee for deputy commandant for Programs & Resources, Headquarters United States Marine Corps, honored the Americans who fought during the Bougainville campaign ... 19th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and he was also the 36th Commandant of the Marine Corps.

Blue power: Will ocean waves be California’s new source of clean energy?

Santa Cruz Sentinel 02 Dec 2023
“Of all the energies out there, marine energy has been the slowest to develop ... While the report noted that the technologies are in early stages of development, “even if only a small portion of the technical resource potential is captured, marine energy technologies would make significant contributions to our nation’s energy needs.”.

Drone fishing in SA a danger to sharks, may be unfair to other fishers – study

Eye Witness News 02 Dec 2023
The most recent estimate of the number of marine shore based anglers is about 400,000 ... The South African Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment then released a warning recreational anglers that the use of drones and other electronic devices is deemed illegal under the South African Marine Living Resources Act.

Saudi Arabia elected to IMO Council for 2024-2025 with 143 votes

Urdu Point 02 Dec 2023
It also plays a crucial role in promoting initiatives that preserve the marine environment and protect natural resources ... Saudi Arabia also aims to develop marine tourism via cruise ships and coastal transportation, leveraging its strategic location as a hub connecting the East ...

Gulf International Bank B.S.C. releases Sustainable & Transition Finance Framework

bizbahrain 02 Dec 2023
Gulf International Bank B.S.C. has released its Sustainable and Transition Finance Framework (the “Framework”). The purpose of the Framework is to set out how GIB classifies and manages sustainable finance transactions ... activities that support sustainable ocean, sea and marine resources ... Venetia Bell, Chief Sustainability Officer commented ... ....

National defense policies need not be threat specific

The Manila Times 02 Dec 2023
FEW are likely to dispute the need to develop a credible minimum defense ... Recently, Defense Secretary Gilberto "Gibo" Teodoro Jr ... Mr ... They include the construction of Chinese military outposts within this country's exclusive economic zone and efforts to deny Filipinos from enjoying the marine — and possibly energy — resources in the disputed area ... ....

Dubai launches one of world's largest marine reef development projects

Khaleejtimes 01 Dec 2023
Bin Sulayem emphasised the importance of focusing on social and economic opportunities in both island and coastal nations, while simultaneously preserving marine ecosystems in alignment with the UAE's commitment to prioritising marine resources within its national policies.

COP28: Dubai launches one of the world’s largest marine reef developments projects

Gulf News 01 Dec 2023
Bin Sulayem emphasised the importance of focusing on social and economic opportunities in both island and coastal nations, while simultaneously preserving marine ecosystems in alignment with the UAE’s commitment to prioritising marine resources within its national policies.

How the world could look in 2050 — unless we act now

Taipei Times 01 Dec 2023
The climate crisis, invasive species, overexploitation of resources and pollution could break down crucial ecosystems ... At the Cop15 biodiversity summit last December, governments agreed on 23 targets, including the restoration of 30 percent of the planet’s degraded terrestrial, inland water, coastal and marine ecosystems ... MARINE ECOSYSTEMS.

Hartford HealthCare symposium puts focus on preventing military suicides

The Day 01 Dec 2023
U.S. Sen ... The measure provided more mental health resources for veterans but more funding is desperately needed, Blumenthal said. Hunt, a 28-year-old Marine, died by suicide in 2011 after suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Two years later, another former marine, Justin Eldridge of Waterford, died by suicide after battling PTSD ... Close ... 200. .

Policymakers need to be sensitised to disaster risk reduction and resilience: Rijiju

The Siasat Daily 01 Dec 2023
Dehradun ... Also Read ... The four-day Congress in which delegates from various countries participated covered topics such as space-based information for disaster management, building resilience of communities through ecosystem-based approaches, marine disaster management and inland water resources impact on environment ... .

Chesapeake Dead Zone smallest since 1985

The Star Democrat 01 Dec 2023
ANNAPOLIS — The dead zone in the Chesapeake Bay this year is the smallest since monitoring began in 1985, according to data released today by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Old Dominion University and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science ... The dead zone is caused by algal blooms that are fueled by nitrogen and phosphorus pollution.

SAMSA’s 25 Year Anniversary: Section Two

Mail Guardian South Africa 01 Dec 2023
“To this end South Africa has adopted international best practice in incident management and is proactively and continuously preparing to manage marine pollution incidents effectively, ensuring that the appropriate resources and stakeholders are mobilised quickly – and important and timeous decisions made,” says Capt.

SAMSA’s 25 Year Anniversary: Section Three

Mail Guardian South Africa 01 Dec 2023
A maritime country is described as distinguished by characteristics that include “a significant length of coastline, which may span along oceans, seas, gulfs, or baysand a coastline provides access to marine resources and facilitates maritime trade and transportation”.

“Living Fossil” Among 15 Species Found At Newly Discovered Vents In The Galápagos

IFL Science 30 Nov 2023
A high-temperature hydrothermal vent field has been discovered in the Galápagos Marine Reserve ... “In addition to increasing the scientific knowledge of the region, it is wonderful to know they will be used in Ecuador's management of their own marine resources.