Category: Ocean Stewardship 2016

New Developments in Underwater Mineral Exploration, Offshore Brazil

Metallic mineral exploration in deep water is no longer a distant reality: the project Marine E-tech is progressing via an agreement between Brazil and the United Kingdom.

By-The-Wind Sailors

Usually found drifting in open waters, these wayward sailors get blown off course by heavy winds. Science Writer Jenny Woodman takes a closer look at her favorite stretch of beach along the Oregon Coast; click here to view her photo essay. If the popup did not load automatically, click here.     Topic: Oceans

By-The-Wind Sailors

Usually found drifting in open waters, these wayward sailors get blown off course by heavy winds. Science Writer Jenny Woodman takes a closer look at her favorite stretch of beach along the Oregon Coast; click here to view her photo essay. If the popup did not load automatically, click here. Topic: Oceans

Underwater Archaeology: The Submerged History

An interview with Dolores Elkin on her research in different parts of the Argentine Atlantic coast and in Panama as part of a special mission related to a 17th century Spanish galleon.

How Satellite Technology Is Helping End Illegal Fishing in Our Oceans

Satellite tracking technology aids analysts to prevent illegal fishing.

New Youth Advisory Council Strives to Make World Oceans Day a Year-long Celebration

The Ocean Project’s Youth Advisory Council seeks to engage communities through the actions of young people.

Coral Reef Symposium Brings Call to Action on Turning Science into Policy

Highlights from the 13th International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS) in Honolulu, Hawaii.

International Maritime Organization Keeps Oceanic Shipping Sustainable

A quick look at the U.N.’s International Maritime Organization and its work in ocean stewardship.

When Fishing Becomes Harvesting: Tracking Fish Aggregating Devices to Reduce Pollution, Poaching

Satellite tracking of Fish Aggregating Devices helps island states govern waters, collect ocean data.

Widely Used Fishing Aid Is Polluting Ocean and Needs Better Management

Electronic monitoring could provide data needed to help regulate use of fish aggregating devices.