Shipping Industry Joins First Effort Mapping Ocean Pollution

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Ocean pollution -photo from Eyesea

BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE 12-07-2020 04:56:08

 

A first of its kind effort is uniting technology and the resources of the shipping industry to collect pollution data and build comprehensive maps designed to inform and empower government and NGO environmental efforts. Launched by the not-for-profit organization Eyesea, seafarers, ship owners, managers and maritime professionals are pledging to support the initiative collecting data that Eyesea will process and analyze. 

Approximately 60 commercial ships and several superyachts are currently preparing for sea trials of the beta version of the Eyesea app, the nonprofit announced. The reporting tool allows seafarers to collect and submit data on marine pollution by simply taking a photo and categorizing the pollution type. Images are then

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Images of World’s Largest Iceberg Drifting in the Southern Ocean

 

 

 

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The sides rise nearly 100 feet - photos courtesy of BFSAI

BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE 12-07-2020 07:43:19

 Britain’s Royal Air Force released dramatic images of what is believed to be the world’s largest iceberg as it drifts from the Antarctic shelf towards South Georgia island. Using enhanced technologies fitted aboard an RAF Airbus 400M, the crew, which is part of the British Forces South Atlantic Islands (BFSAI) force, captured detailed images of berg for scientists to study and predict the impact of this and other icebergs.

Known as A68a, the berg broke away from the Antarctica ice shelf in July 2017. At the time, scientists estimated its size at nearly 6,000 sq km (approximately 2,300 sq. miles). They said it could weigh more than

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3 de Dic. 2020

 

 

 

Nazaré, la ola más grande del mundo: inédito vídeo homenaje en 4K

 

 

 

Going Deeper - Love letter to Nazare es una pequeña pieza sobre la ola gigante que rompe en la costa de Portugal, viral con la marejada del huracán Epsilon.

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"No es un film de action sports. De hecho no es ni un vídeo de surf. Es una historia humana sobre las olas más grandes que el hombre ha conocido. Un tributo a Praia do Norte. Una de las playas más bonitas y peligrosas del mundo, donde hitos que parecían imposibles han sido conquistados por los más valientes". Así se presenta el documental Going Deeper - Love letter to Nazare.

La producción de Huxham Creative Studio dirigida por el propio Luke Huxham cuenta con varios personajes

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An Upwelling Crisis: Ocean Acidification

 

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October 30, 2009

Oceanographer Richard Feely stands on the deck of the Wecoma during a 2007 research cruise off the Washington-Oregon coast. A winch is poised to lower a rosette of empty canisters and sensors into the roiling sea. The samples will be used to study how carbon dioxide is raising the acidity of sea water and jeopardizing the survival of oyster larvae. 

Dr. Richard Feely, senior oceanographer at NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory. 

Richard Feely walks through the Pike Place fish market admiring the bounty and diversity of marine treasures on display at the market—rows and rows of mussels, clams, scallops, tuna, and other seafood favorites are piled high on open beds of shaved ice. Shouts of “We fillet for free!” and “Best catch

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