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Commercial Ships Could Be Quieter, but They Aren't: Shipbuilding economics and lack of regulations are getting in the way of a quieter ocean
As the ocean drowns in sound, the number of studies showing the harmful effects of noise on marine life has surged. And so, too, have the projections for how loud things might soon become.
Flags of Convenience: Corporate Anarchy on the High Seas
Maritime lawlessness isn’t confined to pirates. Thanks to a system of ship registration called ‘flags of convenience,’ it is all too easy for unscrupulous ship owners to get away with criminal behavio...
Keziere, Robert; Hunter, Robert
Howard Huggett in conversation with Ulli Diemer: Interview May 24, 1989
Huggett, Howard; Diemer, Ulli
An interview with Canadian socialist Howard Huggett. An audio recording of this interview is in the Connexions Library & Archive.
Charles Darwin's Beagle library
The voyage of the Beagle (1831-1836) was one of the most important scientific expeditions in history. On board was the young naturalist Charles Darwin. His investigations would change science and the ...
The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea
Dear, I.C.B., Kemp, Peter
This book covers aspects of life on and under the sea: terms, oceanography, shipwrecks, shanties, sailors, explorers, maritime inventors, steam, tidal power, marine wildlife, piracy, the East India Co...