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Abandoned yacht lifted out of Ferry Reach – The Royal Gazette

Updated: Nov 17, 2022 07:12 PM An unmarked, abandoned sail boat that washed ashore during a recent hurricane is removed at Stone Crusher Corner on Kindley Field Road (Photograph by Akil Simmons) A sailboat that washed ashore during a recent hurricane has been removed as part of a collaborative effort to clean up the island’s …

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Study looks at the return of tourism’s impact on whale stress levels

Suzie Teerlink holding a whale blubber sampling dart. Sept. 16, 2022. (Photo by Yvonne Krumrey/KTOO). https://media.ktoo.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/NPROne02whalestudytrack.mp3 The pandemic offered a unique chance for scientists to sample stress levels in whales while there was minimal tourism activity in Juneau’s waters. Federal biologists took advantage and took samples in 2020 and 2021. in 2022, tourism was almost …

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Blue economy could lead to coral reef restoration, solar facility – The Royal Gazette

Created: Oct 26, 2022 08:00 AM Asia Williams, the blue economy manager for the Waitt Institute, speaks during the Hamilton Rotary Club’s meeting last week. (Photograph by Stefano Ausenda) A community solar scheme could be developed by a program designed to back marine sustainability projects, a Waitt Institute representative has revealed. Another project that may …

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Two words: ‘Advanced recycling’; Plastics industry offers solution to global waste crisis | Environment

PROVIDENCE, RI (AP) — The plastics industry says there is a way to help solve the crisis of plastic waste plaguing the planet’s oceans, beaches and lands— recycle it, chemically. Chemical recycling typically uses heat or chemical solvents to break down plastics into liquid and gas to produce an oil-like mixture or basic chemicals. Industry …

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Industry: Advanced recycling is a solution to plastic crisis

PROVIDENCE, RI (AP) — The plastics industry says there is way to help solve the crisis of plastic waste plaguing the planet’s oceans, beaches and lands— recycle it, chemically. Chemical recycling typically uses heat or chemical solvents to break down plastics into liquid and gas to produce an oil-like mixture or basic chemicals. Industry leaders …

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Expedition Launching to Study the Colossal Squid in

VENICE, Calif., Oct. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A collaborative effort spearheaded by ocean non-profit KOLOSSAL is underway between a polar tourism vessel, underwater technologists, and marine biologists, to repeatedly deploy deep sea cameras into the Southern Ocean to try and uncover the biological mysteries of the colossal squid. The goal is to find and …

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Investors ‘knocking on our door’ with offshore plans – minister – The Royal Gazette

Updated: Aug 26, 2022 07:57 AM Walter Roban, the home affairs minister, announces “Blue Prosperity”, flanked by officials involved, at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo (Photograph by Blaire Simmons) No-fishing zones off Bermuda totaling 90,000 sq km have been proposed, along with an investment center to drive economic investment in local waters. The fish …

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Investors ‘knocking on our door’ with offshore plans – minister – The Royal Gazette

Created: Aug 25, 2022 06:14 PM Walter Roban, the home affairs minister, announces “Blue Prosperity”, flanked by officials involved, at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo (Photograph by Blaire Simmons) No-fishing zones off Bermuda totaling 90,000 sq km have been proposed, along with an investment center to drive economic investment in local waters. The fish …

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Fast-warming, ailing Med Sea may be a sign of things to come

MADRID (AP) — While vacationers might enjoy the Mediterranean Sea’s summer warmth, climate scientists are warning of dire consequences for its marine life as it burns up in a series of severe heat waves. From Barcelona to Tel Aviv, scientists say they are witnessing exceptional temperature hikes ranging from 3 degrees Celsius (5.4 Fahrenheit) to …

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Corona Spearheads Eco-Tourism with Corona Island, the World’s First Blue Verified, Single-Use Plastic-Free Island | business

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 9, 2022– Today, global beer brand Corona announces the grand opening of Corona Island, a tropical sustainable destination for eco-tourism off the coast of Colombia. A first-of-its-kind island paradise, Corona Island is free of single-use plastic, encouraging guests to reconnect with the natural world through immersive hospitality experiences. This press release features multimedia. …

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