Content to: Oceans

Can Sensors, Cameras and “Big Data” on the High Seas Make Fishing More Sustainable?

Modern sensors and data processing can make fishing more sustainable. However, new technologies such as SUSTUNTECH run the risk of having the opposite effect.

Sailing Towards Sustainability: bound4blue’s Wind-Powered Renaissance

The shipping industry is responsible for a sizeable chunk of GHG emissions. Could ancient technique paired with new tech be the answer?

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Frisch Gefischt: Start-up Shows How Difficult Sustainable Fishing Is in Germany

The local fishing industry in Germany is facing a challenge, as there have been no fish auctions since the 1980s. In an effort to make the fishing industry more sustainable, the Hamburg-based startup Frisch Gefischt is opting for an online solution.

Ghana’s Citizen Science Strategy to Track Plastic Pollution at Home and Abroad

Ghana's initiative to monitor and report marine plastic pollution using data generated by the public represents a milestone in citizen science.

Starting From Scratch: ‘Basic Data’ Buoy Bolsters Marine Protection

Successful marine protection needs a strong scientific basis of sound data. A floating measuring station in the Baltic Sea aims to provide this.

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Aquaculture Gets a Digital Upgrade With Cloud-Based AI Software

Population growth and better living standards mean the demand for fresh fish, shellfish and crustaceans is constantly increasing. Aquaculture projects enhanced by AI are seeking to mitigate the damage to our oceans.

Jellyfish Inspired Robot Looks to Clean Up the Ocean Floor

The new low-noise prototype can pick up plastic without disturbing its natural surroundings.

Can Floating Facilities Capture Carbon and Reduce Ocean Acification?

The oceans are the world's biggest natural carbon sink, but more carbon has created more problems.

AI Buoys Creating an Early Warning System for Whale Protection

Large whales can have important environmental and economic impacts. New AI buoys are being rolled out to protect them.