Blue economy bulletin: 2021 EAS Congress events, International Youth Day, plastic pollution, and more

Welcome to the PEMSEA Blue Economy Bulletin for August 2021. Preparations for the 7th East Asian Seas (EAS) Ministerial Forum have officially started. The Ministerial Forum will be held virtually on 2 December 2021 during the East Asian Seas (EAS) Congress 2021. This month, UN ESCAP, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, PEMSEA and other partners co-organized a workshop focusing on innovative approaches to evidence-based plastic pollution prevention.

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NASA Sets Coverage for Two Russian Spacewalks Outside Space Station

NASA Sets Coverage for Two Russian Spacewalks Outside Space Station

Expedition 65 flight engineer and Roscosmos cosmonaut Pyotr Dubrov, pictured during a spacewalk to perform work on the Pirs docking compartment.
Expedition 65 flight engineer and Roscosmos cosmonaut Pyotr Dubrov, pictured during a spacewalk to perform work on the Pirs docking compartment.
Credits: NASA
Two Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station Friday, Sept. 3, and Thursday, Sept. 9, to conduct the first pair of up to 11 spacewalks to prepare the new Nauka multipurpose laboratory module for operations in space. NASA will provide live coverage for both spacewalks, or extravehicular activities (EVA), on NASA Television, the NASA app, and agency’s website.

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Nordic American Tankers Ltd (NYSE: NAT) – First half and Second quarter 2021. The direction is Up

HIGHLIGHTS: 

  1. These are challenging times for any business. The actions we take today will position NAT for rapid growth once life settles down again. A good sailor always keeps his eye on the horizon as well as on his boat, and we are looking at that horizon and preparing ourselves for what the market will be like in the coming year or two.

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DuraGRIT and The Mosquito!

DuraGRIT & The Mosquito!

The team at TPM is very pleased to announce the support and sponsorship from DuraGRIT.

Roger Mason, CEO has a personal association with the Mosquito aircraft.
‘When I was a boy, my father who worked at De Havilland, took me to an employee open day/picnic at the Hatfield aerodrome. I remember in particular an all-black, night fighter Mosquito, which made a huge impression as it flew low over the airfield at high speed before landing.’ 

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The View From Omaha Beach

Good morning from Washington, where President Biden vows to punish terrorists for killing 13 U.S. service members, whose bodies he met yesterday at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. D-Day veterans wouldn’t understand the debacle Biden created in Afghanistan, Mike Pence writes from Normandy. Pennsylvanians soon may pay the price of their governor’s climate change agenda, Kevin Mooney reports. On the podcast, theologian Carl Trueman breaks down how we got to the transgender movement. Plus: hope for conservatives on campus, and your letters on America’s exit from Afghanistan. On this date in 1967, the Senate confirms President Lyndon Johnson’s nomination of Thurgood Marshall as the first African American on the Supreme Court.

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