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Caribbean: Sargassum coverage significantly higher than most years since 2011 (18 Feb 2019)

Caribbean: Sargassum coverage significantly higher than most years since 2011

Outlook of 2019 Sargassum blooms in the Caribbean Sea Sargassum seaweed, plegaic or floating algae, is impacting the open waters ... (Read more)

Kenya: Flipflopi, A Plastic Revolution Afloat (30 Jan 2019)

Kenya: Flipflopi, A Plastic Revolution Afloat

In 2016, a group of entrepreneurs, boat builders, artists, and activists joined forces in Kenya to launch The Flipflopi Project. ... (Read more)

Magnetic North Pole: Shifting Rapidly and Unpredictably (12 Jan 2019)

Magnetic North Pole: Shifting Rapidly and Unpredictably

With the Earth’s north magnetic pole currently moving at a unusually rapid 50 km (30 miles) a year, researchers will ... (Read more)

North Sea: MSC Zoe Loses Up to 270 Containers Overboard (02 Jan 2019)

North Sea: MSC Zoe Loses Up to 270 Containers Overboard

The Dutch Coastguard has issued an alert to ships that a containership has lost 270 containers overboard. The ship, MSC ... (Read more)

Galapagos: YachtAid Global brings clean water to the children of the Galapagos Islands (23 Dec 2018)

Galapagos: YachtAid Global brings clean water to the children of the Galapagos Islands

Superyachts Dragonfly, Nomadess, and ArcticP teamed up with Yachtaid Global to create Operation Beagle. The operation set out in October ... (Read more)

Caribbean: Expansion to the Coral Reef Early Warning System (CREWS) (22 Dec 2018)

Caribbean: Expansion to the Coral Reef Early Warning System (CREWS)

As reported by Caribbean Compass. Wondering about those large yellow buoys which are popping up around the Caribbean? They are ... (Read more)

Bahamas: American Boaters Convicted of Poaching in Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park (14 Dec 2018)

Bahamas: American Boaters Convicted of Poaching in Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park

As reported by Bahamas National Trust . Two Americans were fined $500 each by a magistrate on Tuesday for illegally ... (Read more)

USA, North Carolina: Boats Sunk by Hurricane Florence Were Raised—and then Sunk Again (28 Nov 2018)

USA, North Carolina: Boats Sunk by Hurricane Florence Were Raised—and then Sunk Again

As reported by Trade Only Today Boats in North Carolina that sank after being pummeled by Hurricane Florence were raised ... (Read more)

Recycling Plastic Bottles into Docklines (21 Nov 2018)

Recycling Plastic Bottles into Docklines

As reported by British Maritime Industry British Marine member Marlow Ropes, the Leisure Marine rope manufacturer announces the introduction of ... (Read more)

Ocean Cruising Club Supports the New Coastal Clean-Up Initiative (20 Nov 2018)

Ocean Cruising Club Supports the New  Coastal Clean-Up Initiative

Devon, UK, 19 November 2018 OCC Member Steve Brown, s/y Novara, has organised an effort to help sailors collect, recycle ... (Read more)