‘The Blob’ kills one million seabirds… but what is it?

Scientists say huge numbers of common murres died at sea and washed ashore from California to Alaska

Irish wave energy device headed out to Hawaii for one-year testing phase

Ocean Energy’s 500kW wave power generator is as tall as a three-storey building and more than 35 metres long

US invests $24.9m in hydropower and marine innovation

It will support industry-led solutions to increase hydropower’s ability to serve as a flexible grid resource

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‘Low-costs and tech readiness needed for wave energy to make a splash by 2024’

UK-based offshore energy specialist Simply Blue Energy and Swedish wave energy developer CorPower Ocean claim they may have a solution

Norway pledges NOK3bn to promote cleaner oceans

The funding will be provided over five years between 2020 and 2024

You’ve heard of ‘world’s most powerful’ tidal turbine – but have you seen the video?

We thought it would be interesting to show what the turbine actually looks like – let us know what you think!

Boris Johnson pledges £10m to protect Amazon rainforest

Fires have been raging across the world’s largest tropical rainforest, one of the most important carbon sinks

Tidal turbine makes a splash with record 17.5GWh sent to UK grid

SIMEC Atlantis Energy claims its MeyGen tidal turbine has ‘eclipsed’ the the previous record of 11GWh

Could old oil tankers be repurposed as clean energy power plants?

ShipEco Marine Limited says the answer is yes – it plans to fit vessels with vertical pistons to turn the power of waves into electricity

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Flagship EU tidal energy project reduces cost of tidal energy by 15%

The €20m Enabling Future Arrays in Tidal scheme is an academic-industry collaboration between nine European partners and has already achieved impressive results from its Shetland tidal array