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The Seas Are Also Being Deforested but One Startup Has a Simple Solution

Kelp forests play an important role in climate protection and biodiversity - but their numbers are dropping fast. Can this simple solution save them?

Can AI Computing Let Us ‘Talk’ to Sperm Whales?

A multi-disciplined project is using machine learning to decode the complex calls of sperm whales. Will we soon be able to 'talk' with them?

Device Made for the Moon May Aid in Carbon Sequestration on Earth

A pocket-sized device intended for use on the Moon could soon play a key role in Japan’s ambitious plans to sequester carbon dioxide.

Are Flexible Decentralised Generators the Future of Wave Power?

Tidal power has massive potential, but also comes with massive costs and logistical issues. A new wave of tidal generator designs could solve these issues.

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.

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.