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WHALE OF A MARINE INDUSTRY GENERATES 30% OF ICELAND'S GDP

by OceansAdvance on November 20, 2014

(Reykjavik, Iceland: 14 Nov. 2014) A new report, published by the Iceland Ocean Cluster, describes last year’s economic impact and performance of the Icelandic ocean cluster, which includes fisheries, seafood processing, ocean technology, biotechnology, aquaculture and related service sectors. According to the report, the ocean industries generate 25-30% of Iceland’s gross domestic product and between 15-20% of employment. Read more.

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GOOGLE JOINS ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS FOR TRACKING ILLEGAL FISHING IN OCEANS

by OceansAdvance on November 20, 2014

(15 Nov. 2014) To halt unlawful over-fishing across the globe, Google has announced that it will join forces with environmental groups SkyTruth and Oceana. Associated Press has reported that besides providing financial support to the effort, the company will also be using its cutting-edge mapping technology.   Read more.

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NOAA PANEL TO GUIDE OCEAN EXPLORATION

by OceansAdvance on November 20, 2014

(13 Nov. 2014) NOAA today announced the appointment of 13 members to a new federal Ocean Exploration Advisory Board that will provide guidance to NOAA and the nation on the exploration of our ocean.   Read more.

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MARITIME TECHNOLOGY SURFACES AT BLUE ECONOMY SUMMIT IN SAN DIEGO

by OceansAdvance on November 20, 2014

(San Diego, California; 13 Nov. 2014) Four of the six largest companies making acoustic Doppler current profilers – complex machines that measure water currents and temperatures at a range of depths – have significant footprints in San Diego. Read more.

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OCEAN SCIENCES FIELD TRIP PROGRAM FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

by OceansAdvance on November 6, 2014

The Department of Ocean Sciences at Memorial University is about to wrap up a two month-long, joint collaboration with the Oceans Learning PartnershipThe program offers high school students and their teachers an opportunity to discover the diverse and fascinating world of ocean sciences.   Read more.