Let’s Stop Pretending That Good Plans Have Been Tried to Fix the Climate

Jonathan Franzen wrote an article at the New Yorker called “What if We Stopped Pretending – We need to Admit we cannot prevent the climate apocalypse”. This article is full of incorrect beliefs and statements. Franzen says – “The struggle to rein in global carbon emissions and keep the planet from melting down has the …

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Five Robotic Underwater Drones Found Sub Wreck on Ocean Floor

After a year-long search, the wreckage of the missing Argentine submarine ARA San Juan (S-42) was found by Texas-based underwater mapping firm Ocean Infinity. The sub was found resting in a ravine about 3,000 feet below the surface, about 323 nautical miles east of Comodoro Rivadavia in the Atlantic Ocean. San Juan’s crew of 44 …

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Great Barrier Reef coral that was damaged has recovered a lot

The Reef and Rainforest Research Centre (RRRC), a non-profit enterprising Australian organization, has reported substantial signs of recovery for corals affected by mass coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef. A milder 2017-18 summer as well as cooperation between science, industry and government is supporting the recovery of the Reef in many important locations. Bleaching …

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First Ocean fish farm raising 1.5 million salmon three miles off Norway

Ocean Farm 1 is the world’s first deep-sea aquaculture farm. It is designed by leading salmon farmer SalMar ASA (of Norway). They paid China Shipbuilding Industry $300 million for six facilities. The first pilot system is 67 meters (220 feet high) and a diameter of 110 meters (football field length). It has the volume of …

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China creating second largest marine corps to secure Belt and Road Interests

China plans to increase the size of its marine corps from about 20,000 to 100,000 personnel to protect the nation’s maritime lifelines and its growing interests overseas. China is shifting brigades from the army to the Marines and Navy to shift from a land war focus to securing Belt and Road ports and other South …

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