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Kon-Tiki2: Pacific raft expedition abandoned (18 Mar 2016)

Kon-Tiki2: Pacific raft expedition abandoned

As reported by CNN. The Kon-Tiki2 expedition had been sailing two balsa rafts from Peru to Easter Island and back, ... (Read more)

Sargasso Weed Infestation Research - Citizen Science for Transatlantic Sailors (28 Jan 2016)

Sargasso Weed Infestation Research - Citizen Science for Transatlantic Sailors

During 2011, massive quantities of pelagic sargassum occurred throughout the Caribbean, impacting aquatic resources, fisheries, shorelines, waterways, and tourism. A ... (Read more)

Atlantic Sargasso Weed: On-going Research Update (04 Dec 2015)

Atlantic Sargasso Weed: On-going Research Update

For an explanation of this phenomenon and how you can assist with the research, see this news item posted in ... (Read more)

Pacific Islands' drought driven by El Nino (03 Dec 2015)

Pacific Islands' drought driven by El Nino

Drought caused by the El Niño effect in the Pacific is a serious and increasingly regular occurrence. Each El Niño ... (Read more)

Atlantic Ocean - The Sargassum Phenomenon is a Serious Issue for Atlantic sailors (20 Sep 2015)

Atlantic Ocean - The Sargassum Phenomenon is a Serious Issue for Atlantic sailors

Currently in the South Atlantic, Donna is actively assisting researchers with her reports on Sargassum weed mats encountered. Donna became ... (Read more)

UK South Coast: RYA Welcomes Navitus Bay Wind Park Decision (11 Sep 2015)

UK South Coast: RYA Welcomes Navitus Bay Wind Park Decision

The decision announced today (Friday, 11 September) by Energy Minister Lord Bourne was to refuse the application by Navitus Bay ... (Read more)

New Zealand, Northland: Tightening up of restrictions for new arrivals following the discovery of a highly invasive marine pest (06 Sep 2015)

New Zealand, Northland: Tightening up of restrictions for new arrivals following the discovery of a highly invasive marine pest

See full report by NZ Herald . The discovery of a highly invasive marine pest on a boat moored in ... (Read more)

Birding Aboard “SeaBC” Has Sailors Reporting Unusual Birds (10 Aug 2015)

Birding Aboard “SeaBC” Has Sailors Reporting Unusual Birds

St. Augustine, FL (August 4, 2015) The “SeaBC” is a citizen science project coordinated by long-distance birdwatching sailors from around ... (Read more)

Mounting threat to Galapagos from 'El Nino' (29 Jul 2015)

Mounting threat to Galapagos from 'El Nino'

As reported by by AFP. The archipelago sustains a vast variety of plant and animal life, and has been recognized ... (Read more)

Caribbean: Massive quantities of Pelagic Sargassum (brown seaweed) (07 Jun 2015)

Caribbean: Massive quantities of Pelagic Sargassum (brown seaweed)

The following information is taken from the Trinidad & Tobago Guardian . There is also a good report on this ... (Read more)

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