#Sea

New tech harnesses energy by mixing freshwater and seawater

3 years 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...

Isle of Wight boat builders to supercharge the British Antarctic Surveys seakeeping

4 years ago — Long Read

Isle of Wight boat builders Island RIBs has been commissioned to build two 7.5m RIBs designed for the harsh environment of the Antarctic. The new boats, which will be deployed...

A Giant octopus and historic ship come together to create new coral ecosystem

5 years ago — Long Read

A group of conservationists led by Sir Richard Branson has created the BVI Art Reef - an underwater art installation centered around the Kodiak Queen - a World War II...

Aston Martin ‘ships’ first AM37 yacht

5 years ago — Quick Read

The Aston Martin AM37 yacht has sailed into first owner's hands. The shimmering blue yacht has an extensively customized cabin and is a brilliant example of what can happen when...

Could farming giant seaweed feed fish and fix the climate?

5 years ago — Deep Dive

Climate change, food production and toxic pollution present huge challenges, but, scientist Tim Flannery believes, we already have innovative, practical and inspiring solutions. Solar energy has, until now, been limited...

World First – Floating Wind Farm starts to take shape off coast of Scotland

5 years ago — Quick Read

Turbines for a £200m floating wind farm are set to be towed from Norway across the North Sea and moored to seabed off north-east Scotland. The Hywind project - which...