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Houthi Missile Attacks Threaten UK's Tea Supply

Published Mar 3, 2024 9:52 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Shipping

  [By Jas Kalra] British people are known around the world for their love of tea. This is borne out by the statistics:...

Ancient Boulder Corals Could Hold the Secret to Reef Survival

Published Feb 25, 2024 6:09 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

  [By Kate Marie Quigley] Seas surrounding Australia this month hit an alarming level of warming. It comes on...

The World's Coral Reefs are 25 Percent Bigger Than We Thought

Published Feb 18, 2024 8:07 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

  [By Mitchell Lyons and Stuart Phinn] The world’s coral reefs are close to 25% larger than we thought. By using...

Maritime Power Shapes the World Order - And is Undergoing a Sea Change

Published Feb 11, 2024 12:06 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Shipping

  [By Basil Germond] Recent attacks on commercial shipping and warships in the Red Sea by Yemen’s Houthi reb...

Atlantic Ocean is Headed For a Tipping Point

Published Feb 9, 2024 4:14 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By: René van Westen, Henk A. Dijkstra, and Michael Kliphuis]    Superstorms, abrupt climate shifts and...

Red Sea Crisis is Disrupting the Electric-Car Industry

Published Jan 20, 2024 9:31 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Business

[By Tom Stacey] Automotive giants Tesla and Volvo have announced pauses to the production of their electric...

Wind Power and Weather Routing Could Cut Ships' Emissions by a Third

Published Nov 26, 2023 12:15 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Shipping

[By James Mason, Alice Larkin and Simon Bullock] In the vast expanse of the world’s oceans, a transformation is underway....

Report: More Study Needed on Wind Farms' Effects on Nantucket Whales

Published Nov 16, 2023 11:34 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

As renewable energy production expands across the U.S., the environmental impacts of these new sources are receiving increased att...

Sanctions Haven't Dented Russian Oil Profits, But Green Transition Will

Published Oct 22, 2023 7:37 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Government

[By Carol Nakhle] Western sanctions that put a price cap on Russian oil exports from December 2022 aimed to cause the...

Killer Whale Pod That Cut a Deal With People is Likely Extinct

Published Oct 12, 2023 12:14 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By Isabella Reeves and Steven Holmes] For generations, the Thaua people worked with killer whales to hunt large whales in the...

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