Peter Beech, World Economic Forum. Using waste food to farm insects as fish food; and high-tech real-time water quality monitoring: innovations that could help change global aquaculture, were showcased at the World Economic Forum’s Virtual Ocean Dialogues 2020. Two young entrepreneurs addressed a breakout session of the event...

In the face of COVID-19 and the resulting cancellation of key ocean events, maintaining the momentum for ambitious and urgent global action for a healthy ocean is essential.  To support this and to fill the gap in the calendar left by the postponement of the...

REV Ocean is opening its first call for proposals for innovation projects to be undertaken aboard its groundbreaking superyacht, REV Ocean vessel. The company, a Norwegian not-for-profit, focuses on solutions to three of the most pressing challenges facing the ocean today-plastic pollution, climate change/acidification, overfishing and...

The ocean impact startup scene is ramping up, with business accelerators and investors increasingly keen to support innovative and scalable solutions to the current ocean health crisis. The latest bluetech accelerator, Maritime Blue Innovation Accelerator,  launched its first cohort of 11 startups. The Seattle-based accelerator hopes...

Ghost fishing gear is the deadliest form of marine debris as it is specifically designed to trap marine organisms.  This abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear pollutes the ocean, impacts the sustainability of our fisheries and threatens marine animals and the ecosystems they depend...

Ocean health is in the spotlight and as ocean consciousness gains momentum so too do the innovative solutions and technologies being developed with a positive impact on ocean health. To further accelerate this progress and help realise SDG 14, the United Nations Development program recently...

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