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Ocean Plastic is Destroying a Remote Nature Reserve off Norway

Published Jan 16, 2022 5:13 PM by Gemini News

Posted in: Environment

[By Steinar Brandslet] Mausund and the Froan Nature Reserve in Trøndelag have had notable problems with plastic lit...

Op-Ed: Is Economic Growth Compatible With Decarbonization?

Published Jan 2, 2022 4:43 PM by Gemini News

Posted in: Environment

[By Edgar Hertwich] Economic growth is the aim of many policies. Still, economic growth is also the ultimate cause of pollution...

Norwegian Researchers Build a Floating "Ocean Lab"

Published Dec 19, 2021 2:50 PM by Gemini News

Posted in: Government

Just off the small island of Munkholmen, outside the city of Trondheim, the first of two observation buoys is now installed t...

Study: Decompression Sickness May be Caused by Faulty Immune Response

Published Sep 18, 2021 3:14 AM by Gemini News

Posted in: Shipping

[By Anne Sliper Midling] It is infinitely beautiful below the ocean’s surface. So beautiful that every year som...

How do Heavy Waves Affect Offshore Structures?

Published Aug 22, 2021 3:42 PM by Gemini News

Posted in: Offshore

The force of waves slamming into offshore rigs, wind turbine pillars, ships or other offshore structures can do an enormous amount...

What Kind of Sea Ice is That? Thanks to AI, There's an App for That

Published Jul 11, 2021 5:17 PM by Gemini News

Posted in: Environment

[By Nancy Bazilchuk] If you’ve watched Netflix, shopped online, or run your robot vacuum cleaner, you’ve interacted...

How LNG-Fueled Engines Could be Converted to Run on Ammonia

Published Jul 2, 2021 2:06 PM by Gemini News

Posted in: Environment

SINTEF researcher Andrea Gruber crunches numbers - with good help from the supercomputer Betzy. With an infinity of calculations t...

Researchers Combat Ghost Fishing With New Materials

Published Jun 27, 2021 7:05 PM by Gemini News

Posted in: Shipping

[By Christina Benjaminsen] All over the world, fishing nets are one of the most widely used items of fishing gear. &ldq...

Greenest Power Source: Retrofitting Hydropower Onto Existing Dams

Published Jun 20, 2021 7:41 PM by Gemini News

Posted in: Environment

[By Nina Tveter] A good part of Africa’s and Asia’s water supply dams are used for soil irrigation, drinking w...

Autonomous Tech: A Robotic Microplankton "Sniffer Dog"

Published May 30, 2021 12:44 PM by Gemini News

Posted in: Environment

[By Nancy Bazilchuk] The microscopic, free-floating algae called phytoplankton — and the tiny zooplankton that eat them &...

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