Author: Hannah Lawson

Why you should say no to plastic straws.

Globally, we produced 300 million tons of plastic a year, of that 10 % ends up in our oceans. The estimated ratio of plastic to plankton is 1:2 currently, and unless we change...

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Kelp forests in Europe

Kelp, a type of brown seaweed, can form dense ‘forests’ along the coastlines of temperate countries. As long as there are rocks available for the kelp to attach to with their ‘holdfasts’, then...

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Pollution reaches the deep ocean

A research paper published this week identified high levels of anthropogenic pollutants in the tissue of deep-water amphipods living at depths of over 10,000 m in the northwest Pacific, disproving the assumption that...

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Tidal Power Breakthrough

Nova Innovation, a power company operating in the Shetlands, have deployed the first fully operational array of tidal power turbines in the world. After successfully providing electricity to the islands homes, Nova Innovation...

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Fish consumption at an all time high

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) new report records global fish consumption at an all time high of over 20 kg per year. Interestingly, for the first time ever, more farmed fish is...

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