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Norway builds wave-powered floating seawater distiller

Norway builds wave-powered floating seawater distiller

The prototype will be tested off the coast of the Canary Islands, which suffer from a lack of drinking water. Norwegian startup Ocean Oasis has unveiled a prototype floating seawater desalination plant. The device receives energy from ocean waves, reports CNBC. The installation, called Gaia, is a three-story building and weighs about 100 tons. According …

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fish in New Zealand are poisoned by microplastics

A grim picture of the state of the ocean: almost all fish in New Zealand are poisoned by microplastics

According to a New Zealand government report, one in three fish are poisoned by microplastics, a huge proportion of native seabirds are threatened with extinction, and warmer oceans are becoming unsuitable for native species. The Ministry of Environmental Protection has determined that 90% of native seabirds, 82% of native waders, 81% of assessed marine invertebrate …

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ship emissions

Is transporting LNG bad for the climate? Shipping threatens the world – scientists

Scientists at Oxford University have revealed that ships emit aerosols that cool the atmosphere and mask the climate’s vulnerability to global warming. The results of the study are published in the journal Nature. The team analyzed ship emissions data and developed a new method to quantify the impact of shipping on clouds. It is known …

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