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Massive Waves Could Shut Down Arctic Shipping Lanes Even as They Open

Massive Waves Could Shut Down Arctic Shipping Lanes Even as They Open

Global warming has cleared away the ice that plagued potential Arctic shipping routes, opening them up for speedier and more reliable trade. But without ice to act as a breakwater, huge swells are

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Britain’s Booming Offshore Wind Industry Could Shield Country Against Russian Gas Volatility

Britain’s Booming Offshore Wind Industry Could Shield Country Against Russian Gas Volatility

Switching from fossil fuels to renewable energy not only reduces greenhouse gas emissions, but is also vital to national security, says UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Edward Davey.

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Overfishing Leaves North Sea With Just 100 Adult Cod; European Think Tank Proposes Five Year Fishing Ban

Overfishing Leaves North Sea With Just 100 Adult Cod; European Think Tank Proposes Five Year Fishing Ban

The issues of overfishing and rapidly decreasing fish stocks have raised alarm for many years, but now it looks like things have reached a tipping point in the North Sea. According to a new survey

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Siemens Creates the World’s Largest Turbine Blades for New UK Wind Farm!

Siemens Creates the World’s Largest Turbine Blades for New UK Wind Farm!

Wind farms installed at sea reportedly generate 40% more energy than those on land, and with that in mind, Siemens is currently constructing the world's largest wind turbines blades in order to help Dong

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Elgin Gas Leak In Scotland’s North Sea Finally Sealed Nearly Two Months After it Began

Elgin Gas Leak In Scotland’s North Sea Finally Sealed Nearly Two Months After it Began

The French energy giant Total announced today that it has finally stopped the natural gas leak at its Elgin platform in the North Sea, 150 miles off the coast of Scotland. The Elgin leak, which started

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Fears of Explosion Increase at North Sea Gas Leak

Fears of Explosion Increase at North Sea Gas Leak

Worries over the possibility of an explosion at Total’s Elgin platform in the North Sea have led the French oil and gas giant to send fire-fighting ships to the gas extraction well. Experts who worked

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FLOATING WIND TURBINES IN THE NORTH SEA

FLOATING WIND TURBINES IN THE NORTH SEA

While our oceans house not only diverse ecologies and possibly the lost city of Atlantis, they now have something else to brag about: serving as prime real estate for some very renewable energy.

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