Category: Oceans

Global Warming Record Year 2020

According to the UN 2020 is set to rank among hottest years on record despite ‘La Nina’ cooling and could also be contributing to an unusually active hurricane season. Global temperatures boosted by climate change will still be higher than usual despite the cooling… Continue Reading “Global Warming Record Year 2020”

Last decade Inflicted the worst Climate Crisis on record

Last decade was hottest in recent history as global warming accelerates, while 2019 was one of the three warmest years recorded since the Industrial Revolution. The rise in global temperatures is linked to the ongoing increase in emissions of greenhouse gases such as carbon… Continue Reading “Last decade Inflicted the worst Climate Crisis on record”

Europe’s carbon dioxide monitoring mission becomes a reality

Taking the mission a significant step forward, the European Space Agency (ESA) and OHB System, a European multinational technology corporation based in Bremen, Germany, signed on July 29 a contract to build the first two satellites that make up the mission. With the amount… Continue Reading “Europe’s carbon dioxide monitoring mission becomes a reality”

Planet Earth Just Experienced second-Hottest Winter Ever Recorded

February 2020 was the second-hottest February ever recorded. And according to a Friday report by scientists at the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Northern Hemisphere winter months as a whole – December 2019 through February 2020 – were also the… Continue Reading “Planet Earth Just Experienced second-Hottest Winter Ever Recorded”

Japan’s ‘Tuna King’ spends $1.8 million for a 267 kg Fish

A Japanese businessman known as the Tuna King really goes to great lengths when it comes to giving sushi lovers the “best” Bluefin tuna. This year he paid 193.2mn yen ($1.8mn) for one, the second-highest price on record. It is the second year in… Continue Reading “Japan’s ‘Tuna King’ spends $1.8 million for a 267 kg Fish”

Survival rates for Salmon just 3% on the West Coast of the USA

A recent die-off of fall Chinook salmon in the Wilson River has prompted fishery managers to close the entire North Coast to all salmon angling, effective December 13 – 31. The U.S. Salmon demise is being blamed on global warming, but scientists also found… Continue Reading “Survival rates for Salmon just 3% on the West Coast of the USA”

World’s largest ships emit as much pollution as 50 million cars

Ship pollution affects the health of communities in coastal and inland regions around the world, yet pollution from ships remains one of the least regulated parts of our global transportation system. According to a report by the UK’s Guardian newspaper, just one of the… Continue Reading “World’s largest ships emit as much pollution as 50 million cars”

Bouw Mangrove Resort op Curacao zou onder Den Haag aan Stikstofregels verbonden worden

De bouw van het grootste hotel op Curacao langszij een “nog’ beschermd Mangrove bos aan de Caraibishe Zee voor de kust van Venezuela zal een zeer grote ‘carbon footprint’ achterlaten. Ook de verkapte vorm van mensenhandel zelf zal jammergenoeg bij blijven dragen aan extreme… Continue Reading “Bouw Mangrove Resort op Curacao zou onder Den Haag aan Stikstofregels verbonden worden”

Curacao moet Flora en Fauna beter Beschermen tegen Natuur Misdadigers

Lokale natuur organisaties, zoals Stichting Crickey Amigu di Natura (CAdN), vinden sinds 2007 dat de overheid op Curacao betere resultaten moet leveren als het gaat om het optreden tegen eco-terroristen die omwille van onbegrensde zelfverijking publieke eigendommen vernielen. Het handhaven van wettelijke bepalingen opgenomen… Continue Reading “Curacao moet Flora en Fauna beter Beschermen tegen Natuur Misdadigers”

Sharks in the USA

Sleek, muscular bodies of sharks slice through the water—powerful predators of the ocean, striking fear in smaller fish—and sometimes humans.  After extensive coverage of shark attacks on people in local and national media, readers may be left asking why there seems to be a “spike”… Continue Reading “Sharks in the USA”