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.
The marine industry, as a response to the increasing global focus on environmental issues and responsibilities, has established a bi-national, voluntary program named Green Marine that aims to improve participants’ environmental performance beyond regulatory compliance.