BOEM Releases Latest Environmental Studies

The latest Environmental Studies Program reports from the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) are now available. They cover a wide range of topics, from Alaska and California marine mammals and Atlantic marine archaeology to Alaska air quality modeling and deep circulation in the Gulf of Mexico.  This batch includes 15 reports covering all…

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Seven Charged with Stealing Trade Secrets

Seven people were charged on Wednesday with conspiring to steal trade secrets from a Houston-based business for a company in China that makes syntactic foam for military and civilian uses, Reuters reported. Those arrested and charged include four U.S. citizens. An ocean industry expert speaking to Sea Technology believes the company to be CBM International.

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WWII B-25 Bombers Found off Papua New Guinea

Two B-25 bombers associated with American servicemen missing in action from World War II were recently documented in the waters off Papua New Guinea by Project Recover—a collaborative team of marine scientists, archaeologists and volunteers who have combined efforts to locate aircraft and associated MIAs from World War II. Project Recover comprises scientists from Scripps Institution…

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It’s National Maritime Day

Today, May 22, is National Maritime Day! “The United States has always been and will always be a great maritime nation,” says the U.S. Department of Transportation. In 1933, Congress declared National Maritime Day to commemorate the American steamship Savannah’s voyage from the United States to England, marking the first successful crossing of the Atlantic…

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