Wednesday 11 April 2012
Playing tag to protect great white sharksNew Zealand Herald | 11 Apr 2012
It is the stuff of nightmares for some, but scientists are getting up close and personal with great white sharks around New Zealand in an effort to protect them. Scientists have tagged 23 great white sharks near Stewart Island in in an effort to follow their movements and to try to stop them from being accidentally caught in nets and lines.
FISH SAMPLES PASS TASTE TESTfishupdate.com | 11 Apr 2012
Sensory 'taste testing'? of fish collected from close to the Elgin platform has concluded that no taint of hydrocarbons has been found in the samples.
U.S. to give BP evidence on size of Gulf oil spillReuters | 11 Apr 2012
(Reuters) - BP Plc will gain access to U.S. government documents that may shed light on the size of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a crucial issue in determining the oil company's liability.
Shareholders, protesters line up to lambast BPReuters | 11 Apr 2012
LONDON (Reuters) - BP will run the gauntlet of protests from environmentalists and investors alike at its annual shareholder meeting on Thursday where it will make the latest in a series of attempts to put the Gulf of Mexico oil spill behind it.
Gulf of Mexico oil sheen triggers spill responseReuters | 11 Apr 2012
HOUSTON (Reuters) - An oil sheen spotted near Royal Dutch Shell platforms in the central Gulf of Mexico has caused the company to send a spill response vessel and seek aircraft over flights, a Shell spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
Judge blocks bid to stop Chevron Brazil operationsReuters | 11 Apr 2012
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A Brazilian judge denied an injunction seeking to bar oil company Chevron Corp and drill-rig operator Transocean Ltd from operating in Brazil after two offshore oil leaks, a federal court in Rio de Janeiro said on Wednesday.
Transocean seeks to block CSB oil-spill probeReuters | 11 Apr 2012
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Myriad agencies have investigated BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, but the owner of the rig that exploded and sank wants to draw the line at the one designated by Congress to probe disasters involving deadly chemical blasts and releases.
BOEM Releases Ocean Science Journal, Volume 9 Issue 1National Oceanographic Partnership Program | 11 Apr 2012
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released Volume 9, Issue 1 of BOEM Ocean Science. The current issue focuses on the status of BOEMs Renewable Energy Program and their Smart from the Start Initiative. The issue also includes an article highlighting BOEM s partnership with the...
Fish thrive around Danish wind farmWorld Fishing | 11 Apr 2012
The first Danish study into how one of the world's largest wind farms affects marine life has shown that wind turbines and fish live quite happily together, with some species of fish actually increasing in number.
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