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This electric cargo ship sails itself
The battery-powered Yara Birkeland could be plying the seas on its own before the year is out. Here's what to know about the innovative vessel.
How to ship your beloved houseplants across the country without killing them
We asked the professionals for their shipping secrets—and they delivered.
Your lost shipment could be trashing a beach thousands of miles away
Hundreds, sometimes thousands, of cargo containers become lost at sea yearly.
The ship blocking the Suez is finally unstuck, but we could see bottlenecks like this again
The incident was a reminder of the power of choke points to disrupt our fragile global shipping systems.
Humans are altering Earth’s tides, and not just through climate change
Shipping is a surprisingly major driver.
This is the best way to shop if you want to help the environment
Think about the planet before hitting next-day delivery.
A few unusual ideas for cleaning up cars, trucks, ships, and planes
Rotor sails, bubble pumps, battery-powered jets and next-generation fuel cells.
Freight trains are our future
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20,000 birds just starved to death off the Dutch coast and no one knows why
Birds are continuing to wash ashore and so far none of the obvious explanations can solve the mystery.
How many mosquitoes can you squish into a syringe? Scientists may finally have an answer.
It might be a pretty important question.