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Fisheries

UK - Fishing fury: Norway leads coastal rebellion against UK as British boats remain 'tied up'

BRITISH fishing vessels remain "tied up" as Norway leads a coastal rebellion after Britain left the European Union.

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Property

UK - Climate crisis: Why are we seeing so many huge cliff falls on the UK’s coastline?

A dramatic landslide in Nefyn on the coast of North Wales has prompted Gwynedd police to warn the public to “avoid the area until further notice.”

International
Science

UK - Pioneering trial plants acres of seagrass meadows to revitalise England’s seabed habitat

Seagrass meadows provide homes for young fish and protected creatures like seahorses and stalked jellyfish.

International
Energy

Japan - Fukushima Ten Years On: Lessons Learned

Ian McKinley, Shinichi Nakayama and Susie Hardie consider how recovery has progressed at Fukushima Daiichi and what lessons can be learned for the future

International
Science

World - Super Typhoon Surigae Stirs Up the Pacific

The super typhoon reached extreme intensity earlier in the year than any storm in the satellite era.

International
Justice

Asia - Sarawak MMEA hopes for new discoveries on whereabouts of missing diver Karen Chong

KUCHING, April 20 — The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Sarawak is hoping to make new discoveries on missing diver Karen Chong as the search and rescue (SAR) operation for her entered its third day today.

International
Advocacy

Europe - EU seeks ‘reliable’ method to measure microplastic pollution from tyres

An EU regulation on tyre labelling due to come into force on 1 May will not cover the rate at which tyres shed particles – a major contributor to microplastics in Europe – as an agreed method for the calculation of abrasion is still not in place.

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Science

UK - Natural England: Biodiversity critical to reaching net-zero

Peatlands, woodlands and coastal marine habitats are all vital in helping the UK reach net-zero emissions by 2050, but efforts need to be made to improve biodiversity conservation and restoration.

International
Science

World - Are Restoration Projects Enough to Save our Coral Reefs?

To commemorate Earth Day 2021, AZoCleantech looks at coral reef damage and if restoration projects are enough to save our underwater ecosystems. Earth’s coral reefs are in danger, with climate change and environmental damage already responsible for the ongoing destruction of the world’s reefs. Restoration attempts are underway, but are they enough to halt the death of these important living ecosystems?

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Energy

UK - Tech giant Amazon announces investment in ‘major’ Scottish offshore wind farm

Amazon is to invest in a “major” Scottish offshore wind farm as it ramps up efforts to decarbonise its operations.

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Waterways

World - Global ports clogged with unprecedented shipping volume

Los Angeles port officials see progress in reducing their bottleneck of cargo ships. Sail north to Oakland, though, and the line is even longer and there's talk of the congestion lasting through the summer.

International
Advocacy

World - Countries can transform the climate crisis with ocean-based action

Protecting coastal “blue carbon” ecosystems like mangroves, seagrasses and salt marshes is 10 times more effective at sequestering carbon per area than terrestrial forests, and is just one ocean-based solution that can help mitigate climate change.

International
Advocacy

World - Investors managing $11tr of assets urge banks to curtail fossil fuel financing

Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change calls on banks to back their net zero pledges with moves to halt support for fossil fuels and activities that drive deforestation

International
Property

World - Think Tank: When the sea swallows your cities

Without building appropriate flood defences and engaging citizens, cities will be at risk of economic calamity.

International
Property

UK - Second homes creating 'almost social purging' in Wales

INCREASING housing costs are forcing local people from coastal and rural areas a councillor has said as calls are made to examine the impact of second home ownership on schools.

International
Fisheries

Canada - ‘It’s more than just a fish:’ Scientists worry cod will never come back in N.L.

The latest assessment of Atlantic cod stocks, whose collapse crushed the economy of Newfoundland and Labrador, has scientists worried the species will never recover without drastic change within the federal Fisheries Department.

International
Science

AUS - World-leading monitoring system protecting Gold Coast beaches

The most advanced beach monitoring system in the world has been implemented along 30km of Gold Coast coastline to help manage the famous beaches, which attract more than 47 million locals and tourists each year.

International
Science

World - 'Thermal corridor' clarifies loggerhead turtle migration mystery

A new study illuminates the secrets of the North Pacific loggerhead turtles’ epic migration between their birthplace on the beaches of Japan and reemergence years later in foraging grounds off the coast of Baja California.

International
Fisheries

World - From Baja to the Arctic, scientists struggle to solve the mystery of gray whale deaths

Scientists struggle to explain why the gray whale population plummeted by nearly a quarter between 2016 and 2020.

International
Advocacy

World - Time to ride the tide of blue ocean business

The global economy would not exist without the ocean. Ocean-based industries contribute $1.5 trillion annually and hundreds of millions of jobs in fishing, shipping, marine tourism, and renewable energy. These economic services, however, are at risk due to unsustainable marine practices and overexploitation of ocean resources.

International
Property

World - Ravages of climate change: 'Lost paradise' as Mediterranean edges ever closer to home

After fleeing to France to escape the Spanish Civil War, Amalia Romero's family eventually managed to build a home on the south coast directly looking out over the Mediterranean.

International
Energy

World - Gigawatt-scale: the world's 18 largest green-hydrogen projects

The rapidly rising number of gigawatt-scale renewable H2 developments promise economies of scale that could drive down the cost of the zero-carbon fuel

International
Fisheries

NZ - A plea to better protect native fish

Three incidents in quick succession show fish aren’t being properly protected, Forest & Bird argues. David Williams reports.

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