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Great Pacific Garbage Patch Growing Rapidly, Study Shows (10 Apr 2018)

Great Pacific Garbage Patch Growing Rapidly, Study Shows

Delft, the Netherlands, March 22, 2018 – 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic weighing 80,000 metric tons are currently afloat in ... (Read more)

Atlantic, Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Major Seaweed Invasion Underway (05 Apr 2018)

Atlantic, Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Major Seaweed Invasion Underway

Our thanks to www.caribbeancompass.com for this interesting article. Major Seaweed Invasion Underway - What We Can Do About It? The ... (Read more)

Outlook of Sargassum blooms in the Caribbean Sea for 2018 (02 Mar 2018)

Outlook of Sargassum blooms in the Caribbean Sea for 2018

March 1st, 2018, by University of South Florida Optical Oceanography Lab Sargassum Outlook Bulletin According to past experience, a winter ... (Read more)

Sailors cruise ahead in a study of the oceans’ phytoplankton (07 Dec 2017)

Sailors cruise ahead in a study of the oceans’ phytoplankton

The disk the seafarers are using is called a Secchi Disk and it is named after the Pope’s astronomer who ... (Read more)

Caribbean: Tracking Sargassum Seaweed 'Invasions' via Satellite (16 Oct 2017)

Caribbean: Tracking Sargassum Seaweed 'Invasions' via Satellite

This article was published in Caribbean Compass in September 2017. The actual sargassum route and cycle are not well known, ... (Read more)

An expedition to the North Pole by sailboat (05 Aug 2017)

An expedition to the North Pole by sailboat

Picture the North Pole. What does it look like in your mind? Ice as far as the eye can see? ... (Read more)

Approaching the Azores: Yacht starts to sink after striking Whale (09 Jun 2017)

Approaching the Azores: Yacht starts to sink after striking Whale

Read the full report by the Mirror at http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/sailor-whose-yacht-sank-after-10518175 The British skipper whose yacht was sunk by a massive whale in a ... (Read more)

UK, South Coast: Cleaner Waters with Oysters in the Solent (01 May 2017)

UK, South Coast: Cleaner Waters with Oysters in the Solent

Read full article at http://www.boatingbusiness.com The project is being run by the Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) in partnership with MDL ... (Read more)

UK: DAERA designates four new MCZs in the Northern Ireland Inshore Region (21 Dec 2016)

UK: DAERA designates four new MCZs in the Northern Ireland Inshore Region

As reported by the RYA - www.rya.org.uk Following a public consultation between December 2015 and March 2016, the Department for Agriculture, Environment ... (Read more)

Secchi Disk: Now the World’s largest marine citizen science study of plankton (14 Nov 2016)

Secchi Disk: Now the World’s largest marine citizen science study of plankton

Created in 2013 by a team of scientists from Plymouth University, UK, the Secchi Disk study has resulted in thousands ... (Read more)