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Badagry Port Devt Limited to Create 25,000 Jobs

This Day 10 Aug 2022
The project is under a Private-Public Partnership. According to the minister, Nigeria is strategically located at a significant point in the Atlantic Ocean, with about 853 kilometres coastline, which gives us a geographic advantage to become a maritime hub for not only the West and Central African region, but also the entire maritime trading. world.

Commentary: The new climate bill’s ripple effect on oceans

Napa Valley Register 09 Aug 2022
our ocean, which absorbs over 90% of the heat generated by the burning of fossil fuels ... The United States has begun to address ocean issues such as overfishing and pollution in its Exclusive Economic Zone, which stretches 200 nautical miles (230 miles) off the nation’s coastline.

To cut plastic waste out of your life, start small

The Keene Sentinel 08 Aug 2022
Meanwhile, nearly 275,000 plastic grocery bags were found along coastlines globally last year, according to the Ocean Conservancy ... More than 225,000 straws and stirrers were collected along coastlines in 2020, the Ocean Conservancy found, as well as 223,000 plastic takeout containers.

Sebi proposes blue bonds concept for sustainable financing activities

The Times of India 08 Aug 2022
Markets regulator Sebi has proposed the concept of blue bonds as a mode of sustainable finance, saying such securities can be utilised for various blue economy-related activities, including oceanic resource mining and sustainable fishing ... preserving the health of ocean ecosystem".

Plastic can take hundreds of years to break down – and we keep making more

The Observer 08 Aug 2022
“With skyrocketing plastic production, low levels of recycling, and poor waste management,” writes Brian Hutchinson for the Oceanic Society, “between 4 and 12 million metric tons of plastic enter the ocean each year – enough to cover every foot of coastline on the planet! And ...

Climate hawks breathe sigh of relief after more than a decade of fighting for climate legislation

News-Press Now 07 Aug 2022
Massachusetts Sen ... "I just resolved that I was going to stay in the fight." ... Carper said he told Manchin that while Democrats were committed to helping West Virginia's coal miners transition to a clean energy economy, Manchin's vote was also needed to help states like Delaware and Louisiana where the coastlines are being swallowed by the ocean ... .

Monterey Bay | Finding sanctuary: The politics of saving the bay

Monterey Herald 06 Aug 2022
Monterey Bay, the largest open bay on the California Coast, is where ocean politics began. From the first Spanish explorers discovering our coastline beauty, to the creation of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, our waters have been controversial ... The motivating force for ocean protection was the threat of offshore oil drilling.

12th annual Rotary Bike the Rogue set September 10

The World 06 Aug 2022
The 12th Annual RotaryBike the Rogue” bicycling event will take place Saturday, September 10, in Gold Beach, offering spectacular scenery, low-traffic roads, great food, and SAG support ... The 38- and 62 mile-rides finish along the Pacific Ocean, with panoramic views of beaches, sea stacks and rugged coastline ... on Sept ... ....

The sewer connection: Hilton Head's relationship with wastewater reveals its history

The Post and Courier 06 Aug 2022
Hilton Head bought sewer connections ... The effort stems from public health and environmental concerns ... Hilton Head ... Way back ... Hilton Head's coastlines have migrated westward and eastward in the last 3 million years ... More recently — 18,000 years ago, to Borgianini — the sea level rose and the coastline migrated, moving the ocean floor onto shore ... News ... .

Bonamici hosts field hearing in Astoria on climate change

The Daily Astorian 05 Aug 2022
Chan asked for continual investment in ocean research, innovation and workforce development ... “I hope we can take some good lessons back, that addressing these ocean health issues and addressing issues of healthy estuaries and healthy coastlines, it’s good for the community, it’s good for the economy and it’s good for the planet,” she said.

NOAA still expects above-normal Atlantic hurricane season

Island Free Press 05 Aug 2022
Atmospheric and oceanic conditions still favor an above-normal 2022 Atlantic hurricane season, according to NOAA’s annual mid-season update issued on Thursday, August 4, by the Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service ... There are several atmospheric and oceanic conditions that still favor an active hurricane season.

Ocean Games Celebrates 10th Year

The Ocean City Dispatch 04 Aug 2022
OCEAN CITY — The 10th Annual Ocean Games open water swim was held on Saturday, July 16 in downtown Ocean City bringing over 90 swimmers and their families into the resort for the weekend ... Ocean Games features a three- and nine-mile swim along the Atlantic coastline. A swimmer is pictured running out of the ocean to the finish line.

Why is ocean water so cold in the northern Outer Banks?

The Morganton News Herald 01 Aug 2022
If you’ve been to the Outer Banks beaches to cool off recently, the ocean water may have been colder than expected. Ocean temperatures at the beaches of ... Ocean water moves away from the coastline at about a 45-degree angle from the wind direction, a process known as Ekman Transport.

Peak of Atlantic hurricane season begins in August

New York Post 01 Aug 2022
... tropical Atlantic Ocean toward the Lesser Antilles. Some of these storms make the 3,500-mile-long journey from the eastern tropical Atlantic Ocean toward the Caribbean islands or the US coastline, while others curve northwestward toward Bermuda or harmlessly into the open ocean.

How the blue economy will shape the future of Canada's oceans—and its coastal communities

Phys Dot Org 01 Aug 2022
The words "blue economy" will soon shape the future of Canada's oceans, from the fiords and straits of British Columbia to the rugged coastlines of the Atlantic to the vast seascapes of the Arctic. The transformation of Canada's ocean economies will be felt throughout the country and will set an example for nations around the world.

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