Environment


Saturday, August 20, 2016
Environment

Is It Time For The UK To Get Behind Offshore Wind?

by Phillip Inman (TheGuardian) Cancelling the planned new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point will be a huge victory for the offshore wind industry. The

August 20, 2016
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Friday, August 19, 2016
Environment

Ocean Hosts World’s Largest Migration

by Oliver Milman (TheGuardian) The largest migration on Earth is very rarely seen by human eyes, yet it happens every day. Billions of marine

August 19, 2016
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Thursday, August 18, 2016
Environment

China Is Hungry & Her Oceans Are Empty

  By Adam Minter (Bloomberg) On Wednesday, Indonesia celebrated its Independence Day with a bang — blowing up several

August 18, 2016
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msc-navy-green-ship
Environment

Where Is The US Navy Going to Get Enough BioFuel To Power Half The Fleet? Australian

by Brian Parkin (Bloomberg) The U.S. accepted Australia’s offer to supply biofuel for its Asia-Pacific fleet, advancing the U.S. Navy’s goal of getting

August 18, 2016
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
bulk carrier Los Llanitos aground
Accidents

Hard Aground – Abandoned Ship Threatens Mexican Coast

The bulk carrier “M/V Los Llanitos” is breaking apart and close to sinking off the Pacific coast of Mexico. For almost nine months she has been

August 17, 2016
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Chilean salmon fish farm
Environment

With Record Antibiotic Use Are Salmon Farms Brewing Superbugs?

By Allison Guy (Oceana) In a bid to combat an epidemic fish disease, last year Chile’s aquaculture industry doused its salmon with 557 metric tons of

August 17, 2016
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Environment

Google To Track Commercial Fishing Vessels

By Alex Whiting (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Anyone with internet access and a passion for seafood will soon be able to track commercial fishing

August 17, 2016
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Environment

The $100 Billion Nightmare For Offshore Oil: Louisiana’s Sinking Coast

by Catherine Traywick (Bloomberg) From 5,000 feet up, it’s difficult to make out where Louisiana’s coastline used to be. But follow the skeletal remains of

August 17, 2016
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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
offshore wind turbine
Environment

Could Offshore Wind Replace Nuclear Power?

by Jessica Shankleman (Bloomberg) Britain could scrap the 18 billion-pound ($23 billion) nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point and get the same amount of

August 16, 2016
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Environment

Deepwater Wind Readies For First Blow

by Joe Ryan (Bloomberg) Deepwater Wind LLC is on the verge of completing the first U.S. wind farm off the coast of the U.S., a milestone for an industry

August 16, 2016
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Friday, August 12, 2016
Environment

Will California Approve Massive Offshore Wind Farm Project?

by Matt Weiser (The Guardian) The deep waters off the coast of California could become home to the country’s largest offshore wind energy project

August 12, 2016
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Saturday, July 16, 2016
Ocean Power Technology's PowerBuoy
Environment

Green Energy Stock Skyrockets After Power-Generating Buoy Deployment

Ocean Power Technologies Inc. climbed to a 19-month high after installing its first power-generating buoy designed for commercial use, off the coast of New

July 16, 2016
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Sunday, July 10, 2016
waveroller tidal power plant
Environment

Alternative Ocean Power Moves Closer to ‘Bankability’

By Brian Parkin (Bloomberg) The two-century old dream of harnessing the power of the sea came closer to commercial reality after the European Investment Bank

July 10, 2016
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Sunday, July 3, 2016
Hurricane Andrew Progression
Environment

Atlantic Hurricane Season: What to Expect In 2016

by Brian K Sullivan (Bloomberg) Colorado State University edged up its seasonal Atlantic hurricane forecast to 15, three more than in an average year. The new

July 3, 2016
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Saturday, February 6, 2016
Santa Barbara Oil Rig Chart
Environment

Environmental Group Halts Offshore Fracking In California

(Reuters) A conservation group said the federal government must stop approving offshore fracking from oil platforms in California’s Santa Barbara Channel

February 6, 2016
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Tuesday, December 1, 2015
NOAA Ocean Warming
Environment

Pacific Ocean Is Abnormally Warm But Don’t Panic Yet

The Pacific Ocean is warm. Very warm. Last week, NOAA‘s U.S. Climate Prediction Center announced temperatures reached 3 degrees Celsius

December 1, 2015
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Monday, November 30, 2015
Unloading Japanese Whaling Ship
Environment

Japan Resumes Whaling

by Lily Nonomiya  (Bloomberg) Japan plans to renew its research hunt for whales in the Antarctic, ending an almost two-year hiatus prompted by an

November 30, 2015
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Monday, November 23, 2015
ocean-plastic floating debris
Environment

Biodegradable Plastics Don’t Work At Sea – Says New UN Study

“Don’t discard ‘Biodegradable’ plastics at sea” asks a new report from the United Nations because biodegradable

November 23, 2015
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Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Environment

Sea Shepherd Denied by US Supreme Court And Ordered To Pay Whalers Millions

The hard-line antiwhaling group Sea Shepherd Conservation Society says it has agreed to pay US$2.55 million in damages for its continued obstruction of

June 10, 2015
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Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Karpowership Electric Barge
Engineering News

Namibia Explorers Barge-Based Electric Power Plants

Namibia is exploring the option of using barges with power plants to help plug an electricity shortage that may reach 300 megawatts in the next two years,

June 9, 2015
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