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NAMEPA Annual Marine Environment Protection Conference and Awards Event Focuses on the Future “Looking ahead to 2023” Topic of Virtual Event

  WESTON, CT- August 12, 2020   NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) announced it will hold its Annual Conference and Marine Environment Protection Awards Event on November 5th.  In order to safeguard the well-being of all participants, as well as expand the reach of…

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What are Invasive Species?

References International Maritime Organization. (2020). International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments (BMW). Author. http://www.imo.org/en/About/Conventions/ListOfConventions/Pages/International-Convention-for-the-Control-and-Management-of-Ships'-Ballast-Water-and-Sediments-(BWM).aspx Ricciardi, A. (2012). Invasive Species. Pp. 5547–5560 In: Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology (R.A.Meyers, ed.), Springer. Sophie Koch.…

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The Power Of Mentorship

My name is Christine Spencer. I am a Sales and Marketing Support Representative at COSCO Shipping North America. I completed a masters of science in International Transportation Management at SUNY Maritime College in December of 2019. I packed up my…

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Confronting Underwater Noise Pollution

What is UNP? UNP, otherwise known as Underwater Noise Pollution, is the rising issue of anthropogenic (human-generated) noise that contaminates our oceans and its habitats. It is mainly caused by heavy use of explosives, oceanographic experiments, geophysical mapping, underwater construction,…

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