Captain Alfred Bulltop Stormalong’s
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2017 Marine Accidents Report Download Report
In 2017, the Coast Guard counted 4,291 accidents that involved 658 deaths, 2,629 injuries and approximately $46 million dollars of damage to property as a result of recreational boating accidents. View the Top Ten causes of boating accidents.
A tale of two cities half a world apart. Each dependant on Whales for food.
1. The Iñupiaq people have been hunting whales for thousands of years, and many of their hunting methods and traditions continue to be passed down from generation to generation.
2. In the Faroe Islands, an archipelago in the North Atlantic, roughly equidistant from Norway, Iceland, and Scotland. Aside from the sheep that freely roam the fjords and a few root vegetables, the Faroese have always relied on the surrounding sea as a source of fish, seabirds, and the pilot whales they catch in a hunt known as the grindadráp, or grind.
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Cleaning Our Oceans and Waterways
A tale of two cities who are helping to develop innovative ways to clean garbage pollution from the world's waters.
1. In Alameda, California; The Ocean Cleanup successfully launched its ocean plastic cleanup system, and is now on its way to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
2. Mr. Trash, Baltimore's now famous water wheel has already pulled thousands of pounds of trash out of the Inner Harbor and could be a solution for cleaning trash pollution in other waterways around the world.