Category: Water Quality

More than 100 nations take action to save oceans from human harmed

March 14th, 2022 by

Envoys at Brest summit sign up to measures to tackle fight against illegal fishing and cut pollution France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, talks with the Egyptian president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, at the One Ocean summit in France. Photograph: Ludovic Marin/EPA Representatives from more than 100 countries have committed to measures aimed at preserving the ocean from human […]

The Invisible Wave

March 4th, 2022 by

Marine Chemical Pollution: The Invisible Wave Chemical pollution – of land, air, rivers, watersheds – has been a festering issue for decades, occasionally prompting resolute action. But only recently has the scale of chemical pollution become more apparent. Invisible Wave, part of the Back to Blue initiative between Economist Impact and The Nippon Foundation, brings […]

WasteShark, the world’s most popular shark, is ready for CES

January 7th, 2022 by

CES has begun. The Netherlands is being represented there by fifty start-ups and twenty scale-ups. RanMarine is one of them. About RanMarine When Richard Hardiman, founder and CEO of RanMarine, saw two people on a boat fishing garbage out of the sea during his daily cup of coffee at the Port of Cape Town, he […]

A New Hero In The Battle Against Ocean Pollution: The WasteShark

December 21st, 2021 by

Article by Shelly Mateer / Oplens As a child growing up in the Florida Keys I can remember swimming in our canal and discovering the wildlife surrounding me. Triggerfish, seahorses, needlefish, horseshoe crabs, jellyfish, barracuda, you name it. In the canal walls, we would spot lobster and an occasional octopus. It was a great introduction […]

Dangerous Pathogens found in Rivers

September 6th, 2021 by

Millions of invisible microorganisms are silently swimming around in our waters, each fulfilling a different and vital function in their ecosystems. Without microorganisms, life on this planet would not be possible. In fact, microorganisms make up two-thirds of life on earth and date back to 3.5 billion years. As you can imagine, they have evolved […]

Trash-eating drone tackles water pollution

August 24th, 2021 by

Exclusive interview: H2O Global News’ Sion Geschwindt spoke with RanMarine CEO, Richard Hardiman, about water quality and how their autonomous drone – WasteShark – tackles polluted waterways Published by H2O Global News August is Water Quality Month – a time dedicated to the freshwater resources upon which we all depend. Maintaining and improving water quality […]

Why we need to save our mangrove forests

August 23rd, 2021 by

Our destructive habits have left an indelible mark on our planet, and finally, we are starting to pay the price. The recent natural disasters around the world, including the high temperatures, floods and wildfires are just some examples of what effect climate change is presenting. Since 1970, CO2 emissions have increased by approximately 90%. With […]

Smart Cities’ Challenge: Bridging Data, In Real Time

August 11th, 2021 by

Chattanooga, Tennessee is leading the way with smart city technology. “Smart cities” are a technology-driven approach to many previously irretractable urban problems, from alleviating congestion to improving pedestrian safety to enhancing water quality. While tier-1 cities such as San Francisco and Denver may come to mind as leaders in smart city technology deployment, look no […]