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Tongyeong to be Revamped as Maritime City Under New Deal Project

Tongyeong to be Revamped as Maritime City Under New Deal Project | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
SEJONG, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – The government has announced plans for nationwide New Deal projects that will see 68 attractions across …
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Fears Nazi shipwreck could collapse and unleash deadly oil triggering the worst ever eco disaster in the Baltic Sea

Fears Nazi shipwreck could collapse and unleash deadly oil triggering the worst ever eco disaster in the Baltic Sea | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
A SUNKEN Nazi wreck off the coast of Europe is a ticking time bomb on the verge of collapsing and unleashing its deadly contents, divers have warned. Russian warplanes bombed the German oil tanker …
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OTIS takes second shot at blue economy challenges

OTIS takes second shot at blue economy challenges | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
A second annual challenge organized by proponents of the blue economy is seeking participants to identify difficulties in getting ocean related products to market and develop prototypes to do so. The second annual Ocean Technology Innovation Sprint (OTIS), to run from Oct. 20 until Nov. 15, will be based in Anchorage, with technology to stream …
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Maritime Journal | Blue Invest in the Mediterranean 2019

Maritime Journal | Blue Invest in the Mediterranean 2019 | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
A match-making event in January 2019 will bring together innovators and the financial community to sustainably develop the Blue Economy of the Mediterranean Sea basin, while protecting its marine resources.
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Dan Haifley, Our Ocean Backyard: Sponges, corals on our unexplored sea floor –

Dan Haifley, Our Ocean Backyard: Sponges, corals on our unexplored sea floor – | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
My last column discussed a science expedition to Davidson Seamount, a 7,500-foot mountain whose summit is 4,000 feet below water 80 miles southwest of Monterey and was made part of the Monterey Bay…
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Indonesia Hasn't Used Tsunami Warning System Due to Cost

Indonesia Hasn't Used Tsunami Warning System Due to Cost | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
An early warning system that might have prevented some deaths in the tsunami that hit an Indonesia hasn't been used after a cost dispute.
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New marine technology for Arctic conditions – greater durability and lifespan

New marine technology for Arctic conditions – greater durability and lifespan | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
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Ocean Literacy - A Conclusion

Ocean Literacy - A Conclusion | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
For the past eight weeks we have been discussing the concepts of ocean literacy, a framework for formal and informal education t
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Cleanup operations continue in the Mediterranean

Cleanup operations continue in the Mediterranean | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
Salvors are struggling to seperate the Tunisian ropax Ulysse, whose bulbous bow is firmly lodged in the side of the boxship , following a collision on Sunday which has led to a sizeable oil spill north of Corsica in the Mediterranean. A first attempt to disentangle the pair failed and now salvors are working on …
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How to achieve Wellness at Sea

How to achieve Wellness at Sea | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
Mental health and wellbeing are issues playing out regardless of whether they are ashore or onboard. The way a crew member may experience life onboard with other seafarers, himself or his workload is thus related to him or her as individual, multi-dimensional human being.
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Evolutionary 'arms race'—how dolphins and whales fight disease threats

Evolutionary 'arms race'—how dolphins and whales fight disease threats | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
Dolphins, whales and other cetaceans are susceptible to many of the same health hazards as humans including mercury, brevotoxin (e.g. Red Tide), and lobomycosis. They also serve as important sentinel species to highlight concerns relevant to environmental and public health. Yet understanding how these aquatic mammals fight disease-causing pathogens, how they adapt to changing pathogenic threats, and how their immune responses are triggered has been challenging.
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Nor-Shipping and WISTA Enable Sustainable Arctic Opportunities

Nor-Shipping and WISTA Enable Sustainable Arctic Opportunities | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
Nor-Shipping is joining WISTA at its AGM and Conference in Troms, Norway this month to hel
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Alexander Dalrymple Award presented to UKHO's Jeff Bryant

Alexander Dalrymple Award presented to UKHO's Jeff Bryant | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
2018 Alexander Dalrymple Award presented to Mr Jeff Bryant, former International Training and Capacity Building Manager at the UK Hydrographic Office.
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Tech prize finalists promote collaboration to fight extinction

Tech prize finalists promote collaboration to fight extinction | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
The non-profit Conservation X Labs (CXL) recently announced twenty finalists for the Con X Tech Prize – subtitled “Hacking Extinction.” The finalists will receive $3,500 to continue developing their projects, which include embedded image-sorting for camera traps, marine-specific animal tags, and a “Fitbit for Orangutans.” Teams are building databases, devices, and algorithms. And more importantly, […]
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Jellyfish: Scary, Squishy, Brainless, Beautiful

Jellyfish: Scary, Squishy, Brainless, Beautiful | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
They aren’t actually fish. They can make copies of themselves. And some older ones can become young again.
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ORE Catapult unveil offshore renewables cable test rig - News for the Oil and Gas Sector

ORE Catapult unveil offshore renewables cable test rig - News for the Oil and Gas Sector | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
A new rig to test offshore floating wind and tidal energy subsea cables is to be unveiled by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult in a cost saving effort. ORE Catapult claim the cable bend fatigue rig will “support the development, and improve the performance and reliability” of subsea cables. The rig, a 15-tonne structure designed …
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Lloyd's Register Safety Accelerator Announces Four New Innovation Challenges and Industry Pilots for Safetytech Startups

Lloyd's Register Safety Accelerator Announces Four New Innovation Challenges and Industry Pilots for Safetytech Startups | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
LONDON, Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lloyd's Register Safety Accelerator has opened a call to find innovative solutions to improve how complex safety risk
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Students test the waters of marine technology at 'Makerfaire' - News from southeastern Connecticut

Students test the waters of marine technology at 'Makerfaire' - News from southeastern Connecticut | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
Groton — On board a Project Oceanology vessel off Bluff Point on Saturday, a group of students in blue and yellow life jackets
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Fisheries sector not developing due to no funding

Fisheries sector not developing due to no funding | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
Investments in Myanmar’s fisheries sector are almost all from the private sector and it is time to consider more help from the government for the sake of improving domestic food security and generating more revenue from exports says U Win Kyaing, general secretary of the Myanmar Fisheries Federation.
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Environmental crimes boost terrorists in Africa #IUU

Environmental crimes boost terrorists in Africa #IUU | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
Zimbabwe's largest daily newspaper
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In Changing Climate, Endangered Right Whales Find New Feeding Grounds : NPR

In Changing Climate, Endangered Right Whales Find New Feeding Grounds : NPR | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
North Atlantic right whales used to turn up large numbers off Maine's coast, but now, adapting to climate changes, they are being spotted further north in Gulf of St. Lawrence.
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Watch: How the maritime industry can ensure human rights

Watch: How the maritime industry can ensure human rights | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
HRAS launched the third of three educational videos, focusing on: Maritime Business & Human Rights: Corporate Actions.
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Oceans are changing: New understanding of acidification in Southern Ocean

Oceans are changing: New understanding of acidification in Southern Ocean | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
New research finds that when westerly winds in the Antarctic Ocean strengthen during the austral summer (October to February), surface waters in the region acidify faster than can be accounted for by increases in carbon dioxide from the atmosphere alone.
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Guidelines to shipping companies on Mental Health awareness

Guidelines to shipping companies on Mental Health awareness | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
World Mental Health Day - Looking-out for our Seafarers
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Former MCC Transport ceo to head World Shipping Council in Asia

Former MCC Transport ceo to head World Shipping Council in Asia | Blue Economy Technology Innovation | Scoop.it
Free daily shipping and maritime news for the whole of Asia. Seatrade Maritime's coverage includes shipping developments in Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan & India
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