JASCO Europe took part in the Boskalis Beach Clean Up in Wassenaar in the Netherlands. Our Rotterdam-based staff Federica Pace walked 11.5 km along the beach with 60 other participants, contributing to clearing the beach and dunes from 312 kg of waste, including a great many plastic straws and strands of fishing nets.Read More
With only 75 individuals, the Southern Resident killer whales (SRKW) are critically endangered and face imminent threats to their survival.
A new Government of Canada poster and pamphlet outline the 2019 rules for boating around killer whales on the BC south coast. Help spread the word by sharing this article.Read More
Roberto Racca, JASCO’s Chief Communications Officer, contributed an article to the Ocean Sound special issue of ECO Magazine, announced today.
From the article:
Vulnerable marine species and critical ecosystems worldwide are increasingly at risk of noise-related injury and disturbance from human activity. Shore-connected underwater acoustic observatories enable long-term, real-time monitoring that can document trends in underwater noise levels and simultaneously detect the presence of whales and other aquatic species.
JASCO Applied Sciences was honoured with the 2nd annual Gully Recognition Award for its contributions to the scientific understanding of the Gully Marine Protected Area (MPA). The award is given yearly by the Gully Advisory Committee, a group of government and non-government entities that advises DFO regarding the management of the Gully MPA.Read More
JASCO’s OceanObserver will soon be flying high as a result of a new partnership with Igloo Innovations Inc. JASCO and Igloo have announced an agreement to integrate the OceanObserver underwater acoustic monitoring technology into Igloo’s SeaHawk line of robotic flying vehicles.Read More