Marine science and safety shared a birds-eye view of a natural phenomenon on the Great Barrier Reef when Australia’s two leading marine agencies joined forces to track ocean currents.
A new international effort to combat the negative environmental impacts of the transfer of aquatic species through ships has been launched this week.
IMO has pledged to address the significant problem posed by plastics to the marine environment, with the adoption of an action plan which aims to enhance existing regulations and introduce new supporting measures to reduce marine plastic litter from ships.
Ships plying their trade across the world’s oceans are subject to stringent environmental, safety and security rules, which apply throughout their voyage.
The Palaszczuk Government’s new transhipping policy will protect the Great Barrier Reef and the tens of thousands of jobs that rely on the Reef.
Seven ASEAN countries have formally launched an ambitious initiative aimed at improving the environmental health of the seas in the region.
The introduction of invasive aquatic species (IAS) associated with global shipping has been identified as a significant threat to the world’s oceans and coastal ecosystems.
It is extremely necessary to generate awareness among people towards protection and conservation of marine environment. We have enumerated 11 main causes of marine pollution which have been troubling marine environment for quite some time now.
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Dredging though commercially a very important activity in the shipping industry has several negative impacts on the marine environment. Find out about the various effects of dredging in this article.