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Leaders meet to try to pass a UN treaty to protect oceans

BBC News 15 Aug 2022
The UN High Seas Treaty has been through 10 years of negotiations but has yet to be signed ... Campaigners hope it will protect marine life from overfishing and other human activities ... But only 1.2% of these high seas, as they are referred to, are protected ... The treaty would place parts of the world's oceans into a network of Marine Protected Areas.

China's Marine Corps has doubled in size since 2017, and it would be a key ...

Business Insider 15 Aug 2022
Members of the People's Liberation Army Marine Corps during training in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province, July 20, 2017 ... China's Marines would be key in a Taiwan War ... Notably, Chinese action movie "Operation Red Sea" imagines Chinese marines rescuing foreign nationals from a Middle Eastern country.The organization of China's Marines.

Greenpeace planning ‘boulder barrier’ in Cornish marine protected zone

AOL 15 Aug 2022
It will be the third underwater barrier built by Greenpeace in UK waters, it having previously dropped granite on to Dogger Bank in the North Sea and in the Offshore Brighton marine protected area.

The 'digital quarterback' of US Navy aircraft carrier air wings is celebrating its 15th year ...

Business Insider 15 Aug 2022
A US Navy E-2D Hawkeye and US Marine Corps F-35s over the South China Sea, April 8, 2019 ... greater situational awareness while flying and more precision when using their avionics.An E-2D approaches the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in the Philippine Sea, September 25, 2021.

Shipwrecks could act as benchmarks to measure marine litter – Maltese marine archaeologist

Independent Online 14 Aug 2022
Exploratory workshops are being held to investigate the innovative idea of using Underwater Cultural Heritage (UCH) sites to study and survey marine litter ... From this, Gambin developed the idea to use UCH sites as yardsticks for the quantification and qualification of deep-sea marine litter.

World Record Fishing Tournament Payout of $4.5 Million

The Ocean City Dispatch 14 Aug 2022
Captain Monty Hawkins of the Morning Star saw some big sea bass over his rail today ... Sea bass will sometimes bite the bottom off a boat when it’s rough ... Come afternoon the bite improved every moment as wind and seas laid down ... Wasn’t long before sea conditions were perfect ... It was (is) seaward of the DE Bay SE sea lanes buoy.

Finding sanctuary: Monterey Bay becomes ocean policy model

Santa Cruz Sentinel 14 Aug 2022
In my last column, I discussed the effort to create Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, and work undertaken to strengthen ocean governance ... Today, the Monterey Bay Crescent is arguably California’s center for marine research. We’ve gone from the marine ‘takings’ center to a marine preservation standout.

Oregonians Encouraged to Sign Up for SOLVE’s Statewide Beach & Riverside Cleanup, September 17

Tillamook Headlight Herald 14 Aug 2022
Each volunteer project is aimed at caring for one of Oregon’s most precious resources, our water, from source to sea ... Each piece of litter collected removes the possibility of it entering a nearby river, waterway, or storm drain, where it can eventually make its way to the sea and contribute to our global marine debris crisis.

Theresa Rodriguez-Moodie | Deep sea mining not worth the risk

The Gleaner 14 Aug 2022
... know more about space than about the deep sea.

Officials in Florida are telling people not to touch manatees while they are having sex ...

Business Insider 14 Aug 2022
The Sarasota Police Department made the announcement on Sunday in conjunction with the Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium after a group of mating manatees were spotted near South Lido Beach and "folks were trying to touch them." ... Manatees, sometimes called sea cows, are large, marine mammals and iconic Florida species.

Nice film festival winner ‘The Whaler’ portrays Saudi fisherman, marine life

Arab News 14 Aug 2022
A coastal and industrial city on the Red Sea, Yanbu is strategically located as it is close to the Suez Canal ... He combines his passion for diving and filmmaking to create unique films that highlight the beauty of the sea, its creatures and its relationship with humans.

Museums for kids

The Roseburg News-Review 14 Aug 2022
It’s a great place to get your kids interested in the wonders of marine life. The aquarium’s more than 200 exhibits include colorful fish, playful sea otters, fast-swimming sharks, waddling penguins and the giant Pacific octopus. A new exhibit includes the largest collection of deep-sea animals in North America ... Harvard Ave. in Roseburg ... ....

Feds target U.S. companies caught in lucrative shark fin trade

Longview News-Journal 14 Aug 2022
Cory Booker, a Democrat of New Jersey, appears to be driven by “shark fans” — not “shark fins” — and those who want to see the fish species afforded the same very high level of protection afforded to marine mammals and sea turtles.

Bangladesh ponders mystery of giant jellyfish carcasses washing up on its shore

The Wire Network 13 Aug 2022
The unusual deaths of the sea creatures in such big numbers have raised concerns among experts and officials ... We suspect that the sea creatures got caught in the fishing nets in the deep sea and died and floated to the beach,” said Sharma ... “This marine creature lives in a separate zone and ecology in the deep sea.

New wave of public anger, pollution concerns triggered as Japan pushes through plan to dump nuclear wastewater into sea

People Daily 13 Aug 2022
Japanese environmental groups have been seriously concerned that if TEPCO starts discharging nuclear-contaminated water into the sea, it will be a catastrophe of marine pollution with no end in sight, leaving immeasurable long-term impacts on the marine ecological environment, ...

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