Content to: Oceans

How the “Sizzling Bacon” Sound of Shrimp Can Reduce Whale Beachings

Researchers are exploring ways to monitor underwater human activity by listening to the natural sounds of sea creatures instead of using whale-harming methods like sonar.

Tidal Power: The New Wave of Hydroelectricity?

Hydropower is one of humanity's oldest forms of energy, but there are still vast areas of the sector left unexplored.

Sea Power – Solutions from our Oceans and Rivers

Our seas and oceans are an impressive force of nature, but they also hold the potential for innovative new environmental solutions.

Introducing the Climate Solutions Inspired by Nature

From sensors inspired by dandelion seeds, to sensors installed on the heads of seals. Sometimes nature itself provides the inspiration for modern environmental technology.

Lab-On-a-Fish: The New Biosensor Being Described as ‘Fitness Tech for Fish’

Humans have put a lot of obstacles in the way of fish wishing to migrate and spawn. A new 'Fitbit for Fish' will test just how stressful their journeys are.

Can Artificial Whale Excrement Restore the Natural Balance of the Ocean?

Whale faeces is the starting point of many food chains in the ocean. Researchers are now trying to use excrement from the lab as fertiliser to boost the CO2 storage of the oceans.

Could Dumping Corn Waste into the Deep Sea Solve our Carbon Woes?

We're already used to seeing bales of corn waste in our fields, but could they soon become a familiar sight on the ocean floor?

InNoPlastic: Taking on Ocean Plastic with Apps, Automation and Archimedes

With the ocean plastic pandemic getting worse, innovative solutions from across the spectrum are needed.