Check out this awesome post from Take Part about the unique and alien-looking creatures in the deep, deep sea.
New Zealand is planning on opening much of its coast to oil and gas explorers in the very near future. While this could be good news for the economy, experts are warning about the dangers of offshore drilling, particularly in deep water. Although, Prime Minister John Key says new regulations coming in June will be “world class.”
At the Sustainable Ocean Summit last week, co-chairs of the Global Ocean Commission discussed how businesses interested in sustainable ocean management can be “powerful agents of change.” All kinds of businesses were at the summit, including those from oil and gas, shipping, fisheries, renewable energy, and maritime law industries. The goal of the summit was for the Global Ocean Commission to find out what businesses though about “advancing the sustainable ocean agenda.”
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