Environment

  • Report : European sharks, rays face extinction

    A total of 7.5 percent of all European marine fish species are threatened with extinction in European waters, according to the European Red List of Threatened Species published today by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and the European Commission.

  • Vietnam to build ships for maritime research,...

    Vietnamese shipyards will be picked via limited tender procedures to be eligible to build specialized ships for maritime research and survey purposes following a decision recently approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, according to government website chinhphu.vn.

  • The worst maritime tragedy in U.S. history, and...

    On April 27, 1865, a Mississippi River side-wheel steamboat named the Sultana exploded and burned to the waterline near Memphis, Tenn. To this day it remains the worst maritime disaster in United States history, yet almost nobody has ever heard about it.

  • Abu Dhabi Ports Promotes Waste Recycling To Port...

    Abu Dhabi Ports, the manager and operator of commercial, leisure and community ports in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi has joined with Tadweer, the Center for Waste Management (CWM) and Green Mountains Environment and Transport (GMET) one of the UAE’s largest liquid and bulk waste treatment and disposal providers, to promote recycling and enforce the regulatory requirements in the ports.

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Updates to Abu Dhabi Plan Maritime 2030 to be revealed

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) will use an upcoming marine environmental conference on ‘Integrated Marine and Coastal Management’ to provide updates on the Plan Maritime 2030: Abu Dhabi Coastal and Marine Framework Plan, the first comprehensive coastal and marine spatial plan in the region.

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