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Subsea Pipelines Act as Fish Havens

  A first-of-its-kind study led by the University of Western Australia into the ecological value of offshore infrastructure has revealed that subsea pipelines in north-west Australia provide safe havens for commercially important fish. The study, published in Continental Shelf Research, was carried out by researchers from UWA’s Oceans Institute in collaboration with Woodside. It is the most extensive research published ...

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British Columbia Tanker Ban Moves Forward

On May 12, the Government of Canada introduced C-48, the  Oil Tanker Moratorium Act in Parliament, seeking to formalize an oil tanker moratorium on British Columbia’s north coast.The proposed Act would prohibit oil tankers carrying more than 12,500 metric tons of crude or persistent oils as cargo from stopping, loading or unloading at ports or marine installations in northern British Columbia. ...

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