GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

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5 Apr 2017
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Arctic

New details of Greenland ice loss revealed

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has stated that its Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) project is revealing new details about thinning of the Greenland polar icecap. In particular, OMG observations have been depicted in two new research papers in order to document how meltwater and ocean currents are interacting along Greenland's west coast and to improve seafloor maps used to predict future melting and subsequent sea level rise.

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IMO Secretary-General visits Antarctica

Antarctica

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim experienced polar conditions at first hand during a recent visit to Antarctica from 8 through 12 February and discussed the relevance of the Polar Code to ships operating in the polar regions and the need to promote safe and sustainable shipping.

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Litter levels in the Arctic on the rise

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A study conducted by researchers at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, reveals that the Arctic has a serious litter problem: in just ten years, the concentration of marine litter at a deep-sea station in the Arctic Ocean has risen 20-fold.

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Understanding the art of icebreaking

icebreaking

The process of icebreaking involves more than using the biggest hammer and busting your way through. Even the biggest hammer can be broken if mistakes are made, says Chief Petty Officer David Mosley in an article amongst the USCG series about all things cold weather – missions, operations, and safety guidance.

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NGOs demand Arctic shipping clean up

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The Clean Arctic Alliance is calling on the international community to sign up to the Arctic Commitment, in an effort to spearhead the protection of Arctic communities and ecosystems from risks posed by the use of marine heavy fuel oil (HFO). CEO of Hurtigruten, Daniel Skjeldam signed the Arctic Commitment along with Dr Sian Prior, lead advisor to the Clean Arctic Alliance, becoming the latest members to join this international coalition of environmental organisations and support the campaign for a ban on heavy fuel oil use in the Arctic.

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USCG Cutter Polar Star breaks through

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Polar Star arrived at the National Science Foundation’s McMurdo Station after cutting a resupply channel through more than 60 miles of Antarctic ice in the Ross Sea. By carving a navigable path through seasonal and multi-year ice, the Polar Star assists in the annual delivery of operating supplies and fuel for two of NSF's three U.S. research stations in Antarctica.

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