Latest News for: Shipwreck projects


Canada agrees to put $306M toward Great Lakes during Biden visit

Michigan Live 25 Mar 2023
Canada will invest $420 million toward Great Lakes restoration, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday during a high-profile visit by U.S. President Joe Biden ... dollars ... Canada borders each Great Lake except Lake Michigan ... MI, Ill., propose $114M toward invasive carp project ... Michigan distillers eye shipwreck for unique whiskey project ... ....

Forget geoengineering. We need to stop burning fossil fuels. Right now

The Observer 24 Mar 2023
It was as if they were selling us a dream of a lifeboat eventually reaching our shipwreck when viable lifeboats are all around us ... It was as if they were selling us a dream of a lifeboat eventually reaching our shipwreck when viable lifeboats are all around us. Dr Jonathan Foley, who heads Project Drawdown, joked that “fusion is here now.

New Italian Sea Rescue Law Puts Migrants At Risk

OWP 22 Mar 2023
missions, even if people that need help are nearby ... Forcing S.A.R ... The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights also slammed the move ... The Missing Migrants Project has recorded hundreds more human remains found on Libyan shores that are not linked to any known shipwreck, indicating that there have been even more deaths on the route than we know ... ....

Seven bodies picked out of Maltese waters in last nine months still unidentified

Independent Online 19 Mar 2023
According to the Missing Migrants Project, the Central Mediterranean is the deadliest known migration route in the world, with more than 17,000 deaths and disappearances recorded since 2014 ... MMP data since 2014 suggests that the remains of more than 12,000 people have been lost at sea on this route,” the project writes on its website.

The dress that survived four centuries at the bottom of the sea: Mystery surrounds perfectly-preserved ...

The Daily Mail 14 Mar 2023
It was discovered in a shipwreck near the small Dutch island Texel, 60 miles north of Amsterdam, and researchers have presented different theories about the origin of the red silk gown ... They will also be the subject of an upcoming project including a documentary called The Dress and the Shipwreck, a podcast and a digital reconstruction.

School shootings were ‘toughest days’ of her tenure, Whitmer told CNN’s Chris Wallace

Michigan Live 10 Mar 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic. Mass shootings. A Democratic trifecta. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer gave some noteworthy insight into the events that shaped her career as governor during a sit-down conversation with CNN host Chris Wallace as part of the University of Michigan’s “Democracy in Crisis ... Michigan distillers eye famous shipwreck for unique whiskey project.

Michigan distillers eye famous shipwreck for unique whiskey project

Michigan Live 09 Mar 2023
EMPIRE, MI — What does a shipwreck taste like?. It’s an intriguing question that Ari Sussman, Chad Munger and Ross Richardson hope can serve as a launching pad for new conversation about preserving shipwrecks ... They have formed a nonprofit around the project, which they’ve named “Save The Westmoreland.” ... A famous shipwreck draws endless interest.

Zero-calorie sweetener could be linked to health risks, study says

Michigan Live 09 Mar 2023
Artificial sweeteners are commonly marketed for patients with diabetes, obesity, or a history of cardiovascular issues as a means to reduce sugar and overall calorie intake ... Erythritol is a common sugar substitute found naturally in low amounts in some fruits and vegetables ... Dr ... Michigan distillers eye famous shipwreck for unique whiskey project ... ....

Historic Ironton Shipwreck Found Intact in Lake Huron

Yahoo Daily News 02 Mar 2023
After two years, as the project neared its end, sonar imagery detected a shipwreck on the lakebed that matched the description of the Ironton – a cargo vessel that sank following a collision with a grain hauler in 1894 ... “Finding a shipwreck is an outrageously exciting moment, when you’re seeing it for the first time.

Night shift workers reveal why they work nights

Messenger-Inquirer 01 Mar 2023
Charlie Beaty, 27, a farmer from Coventry, UK, works nights. (Photo via SWNS). By Rob Knight via SWNS ... Higher earnings (35 percent) and not having to endure the agony of rush hour travel (33 percent) are also massive draws ... +2 ... 20 photos of shipwrecks from WWI and WWII. “I normally shoot my projects on film, so this was my first time using a smartphone ... .

Film Footage Provides Intimate View of HMS Gloucester Shipwreck

Ancient Origins 27 Feb 2023
Archaeologists have been able to take a closer look at one of the United Kingdoms most famous shipwrecks ... Divers from the Maritime Archaeology Trust made the revealing digital film during onsite examinations of the shipwreck site in 2022 ... 8 Lost Shipwrecks That Still Hold Promise of Treasure and Fame Rebuilding the Newport Ship.

‘Norfolk’s Mary Rose’: remains of 17th-century shipwreck go on display

The Observer 26 Feb 2023
The remains of a 17th-century royal shipwreck will go on display in Norwich as part of an exhibition exploring its last voyage ... The academic partner in the Gloucester shipwreck project is the University of East Anglia, with the research being led by maritime history experts Prof Claire Jowitt and Dr Benjamin Redding.

Migrant crossings in Mediterranean leave thousands dead

FX Empire 26 Feb 2023
ROME (Reuters) – Dozens of migrants died on Sunday after they were shipwrecked off southern Italy, the latest such disaster ... Here is a timeline of some of the worst shipwrecks in the zone over the past eight years, according to data gathered by the U.N.’s missing migrants project. The number of dead relates to bodies that were recovered ... 2023. Feb. 26.

15th-century wine-trading ship to be restored 20 years after discovery

Metro UK 17 Feb 2023
Facebook / Newport Medieval Ship Project) ... With almost 2,500 pieces, measuring 30 metres and weighing 25 tonnes, the Newport Ship conservation project is the world’s largest attempt to put an archaeological ship back together. Specialists have been working on it since the discovery of the shipwreck in 2002 ... Facebook/Newport Medieval Ship Project).

73 migrants missing, presumed dead following shipwreck in Mediterranean: IOM

Xinhua 15 Feb 2023
15 (Xinhua) -- At least 73 migrants were missing and presumed dead following a tragic shipwreck off the Libyan coast on Tuesday, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Wednesday.

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