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The NY Bight could write the book on how we build offshore wind farms in the future
The record-breaking ocean lease will power close to 2 million homes. But it also has the potential to improve supply and labor chains in the US.
These little robots could help find old explosives at sea
How new autonomous underwater vehicles can assist the UK in searching for deadly mines lurking in the oceans.
This glittery squid can change color in an instant
The bigfin reef squid’s use of different habitats calls for multiple camouflage strategies.
Why seaweed is a natural fit for replacing certain plastics
Five out of eight finalists for a million-dollar sustainability prize floated algae as an alternative for plastic film.
This cone snail’s deadly venom could hold the key to better pain meds
Identifying the right chemicals in cone snail toxins could lead to therapeutic effects.
Why ocean researchers want to create a global library of undersea sounds
The project, called Global Library of Underwater Biological Sound, seeks to establish a library of valuable reference data for a range of marine applications.
Minimizing offshore wind’s impact on nature is tricky, but not impossible
Renewable energy is a must. So is protecting marine life.
Slap another cephalopod on the vampire squid’s family tree
Syllipsimopodi bideni is the oldest known ancestor to vampire squids and octopuses. And its fossil has a tentacular surprise.
When krill host social gatherings, other ocean animals thrive
Krill love to stick together in swarms. In a new book, Ashley Ward writes about how these massive social bubbles keep ocean life afloat.
Offshore wind farms could bank carbon dioxide on slow days
It could be a money and a climate saver.