Monthly Archive for: "April, 2016"

The Problem is called: ‘Ghost Fishing’

‘Ghost Fishing’ is what fishing gear does when it has been lost, dumped or abandoned. Imagine a fishing net that gets snagged on a reef or a wreck and gets detached from the fishing vessel. Nets, long lines, fish traps or any man made contraptions designed to catch fish or marine organisms are considered capable […]

UNLIMITED CLEAN ENERGY with The Wavestar machine

The concept was invented by sailing enthusiasts Niels and Keld Hansen in 2000. The challenge was to create a regular output of energy from ocean swells and waves that are 5-10 seconds apart. This was achieved with a row of half-submerged buoys, which rise and fall in turn as the wave passes, forming the iconic […]

What’s going on with UK air pollution

    UK air pollution tends to be invisible compared to the pea-souper smogs of the late 19th and early 20th century – but that doesn’t mean it’s not there. In fact, the UK has consistently been exceeding EU air pollution limits – something that environmental law firm Client Earth are taking the UK government […]