A study led by scientists at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has decoded the genomes of the deep-sea clam (Archivesica marissinica) and the chemoautotrophic bacteria (Candidatus Vesicomyosocius marissinica) that live in its gill epithelium cells.
More than 3,000 scientists, political representatives, public figures, and others have added their names to a call for the protection and restoration of ocean and coastal ecosystems to be included in climate policy.
Cleaning a ship’s submerged parts from barnacles and other growths, while the ship is in the water, can transfer invasive species to local marine environments unless it is properly cleaned and the debris is captured.
The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, is launching ACT with CMA CGM+, an array of solutions, helping its customers lighten their environmental footprint and make their cargo carbon neutral.
The stories were based on a new paper co-authored by controversial Australian researcher, Professor Terry Hughes of James Cook University.
Leading ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin has released a film aiming to create greater public awareness of the issue of ballast water, invasive species and the role the shipping industry has in combatting this major environmental threat.
From August 1 and until November 30, 2020, a new period will come into force to comply with the annual recommendations on speed and maritime traffic established by the IMO since 2014, which limits the knot to 10 knots.
Without the supply of nutrients from the lower layers of the ocean, phytoplankton cannot photosynthesize and maintain their biomass in the sun-lit upper layers of the ocean.
The public DNV GL standard provides a best practice to verify the authenticity (Chain of Custody) of abandoned ocean and river plastic and build consumer trust in new products made from reclaimed plastic.