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Historic Decree Creates a New Marine Reserve – ‘Reserva Marina de Hermandad’– near the ...

Eagle-Tribune 15 Jan 2022
This new reserve increases the area of protection to nearly 200,000 sq km, when combined with the existing Galapagos Marine Reserve ... Despite the establishment of new global marine protected areas (MPAs) every year, many countries are ill-equipped and under-resourced to properly manage and enforce their MPAs.

Youth Media Team learns the ropes with Muri Environment Care Group

Cook Islands News 15 Jan 2022
An initiative of Muri Environment Care Group (MEC), with support from the Ministry of Marine Resources (MMR) and Te Ipukarea Society (TIS), this is a space for youth to share their thoughts and raise awareness on current environmental issues, remind us why we love nature and how ...

‘Major discovery’ beneath Antarctic seas: A giant icefish breeding colony

Ekathimerini 15 Jan 2022
The sandy craters dimpled the seafloor, each the size of a hula hoop and less than a foot apart ... It was 3 a.m. near Antarctica, meaning the sun was out but most of the ship was asleep ... The authors argue the new paper provides enough evidence to protect the Weddell Sea under the Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ... .

Yara Marine looks to accelerate startups

Eweekly 14 Jan 2022
The programme offers companies an opportunity to develop and pilot their products while supported by direct access to Yara Marine’s capabiliries ... A Yara Marine X screening team will select 10 applicants from the startups that complete the application process.

60 Million White-Blooded Icefish Discovered At World's Largest Nesting Ground

IFL Science 14 Jan 2022
A proposal to establish a Marine Protected Area here has been under consideration since 2016 by the European Union and the international Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) but has not yet come to fruition ... a Marine Protected Area (MPA).

WA Supreme Court OKs Cooke Aquaculture steelhead farming

The Associated Press 14 Jan 2022
“Aquaculture allows us to utilize best practices in protecting the environment while continuing our traditional industries growing and gathering marine-based resources,” W ... the array of disinformation about marine aquaculture being irresponsibly circulated by activist groups.”.

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The Malta Independent 14 Jan 2022
Health and Well-being, with a focus on cancer, cellular therapy, drug development, digital tools to support healthcare, focusing on e-health and bioinformatics and biomedical engineering; Sustainable Use of Resources for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation, with a focus on ...

200 turtle hatchlings released in Bicol

The Manila Times 14 Jan 2022
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Bicol recently released more than 200 olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) hatchlings in Albay and Camarines Sur ... Catching of endangered species like marine turtles is prohibited under the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act.

Chief Minister approves plan for establishment of first Environmental Lab

Urdu Point 14 Jan 2022
On the recommendation of the department, a laboratory will be set up at Lasbela University of Water and Marine Sciences in Uthal. The university will provide technical human resources ...

Yokogawa Enhances Cybersecurity and Safety for the OpreX Control and Safety System Lineup

Process and Control Today 14 Jan 2022
In addition, the company has developed an enhanced version of ProSafe-RS Lite that meets both explosion protection and marine standards, and an updated version of the Plant Resource Manager (PRM) software that supports this latest version of the ProSafe-RS Lite ... marine standards.

Atmospheric river storm observations over Pacific Ocean to expand this winter

Phys Dot Org 14 Jan 2022
Army Corps of Engineers and California Department of Water Resources. The program works in coordination with NOAA's Office of Marine and Aviation Operations and the U.S ... The buoy deployments were completed in partnership with the Scripps-based, NOAA-funded Global Drifter Program (GDP), the California Department of Water Resources, and the U.S.

How long it takes common items to decompose

Rocky Mount Telegram 14 Jan 2022
According to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, monofilament fishing lines are especially hazardous because they ensnare and trap marine animals and other wildlife during their long, slow road to decomposition ... The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources estimates that tires can take two millennia to revert back to nature.

Planning Authority approves outline application for Magħtab incinerator

Independent Online 13 Jan 2022
The project intends to reduce Malta's reliance on landfilling and ultimately aims to turn waste into a potential resource ... of the plant, and about the possible impact of the incinerators cooling system - which would discharge warm water into the sea - on the marine environment.

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