#Ocean

New tech harnesses energy by mixing freshwater and seawater

4 months ago — Long Read

Engineers at Stanford have created a new battery made from affordable and durable materials which can generate energy in places where salt and fresh waters mingle. The new tech could...

Could we regrow the Great Barrier Reef with electricity?

1 year ago — Quick Read

Might it be possible to restore the damaged Great Barrier Reef to its former glory using electricity?

Countdown begins for Ocean Cleanup System 001 launch

1 year ago — Long Read

In 10 days, on September 8th, Ocean Cleanup will launch the world’s first ocean cleanup system from an assembly yard in Alameda, out through the San Francisco Bay, toward the...

Drones help free whales from ocean debris

2 years ago — Quick Read

Ocean debris can be deadly for marine life. Everything from discarded fishing gear to domestic plastic can represent a real threat to Whales. Specialists at The National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

University of Warwick creates Fluorescent dye to highlight 99% of hidden ocean micro-plastics

2 years ago — Long Read

With the smallest microplastics in oceans going largely undetected the University of Warwick has developed an innovative and cheap new method of detecting microplastics as small as the width of...

RRS Sir David Attenborough (aka ‘Boaty McBoatface’) leaves the River Tyne

2 years ago — Long Read

Yesterday the stern section of the new polar research ship for Britain, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, was transported by barge from Hebburn-based shipyard A&P Tyne (Newcastle) to Cammell Laird's...