Greg Murphy

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Cashing in on area's marine economy

Southwest Florida's maritime history and location provide the basis for future economic growth.<p>Building on a strong fishing history and an ideal spot …

Algae-Based Surfboard Waves Goodbye to Petroleum

Researchers have found a way to create surfboards without using fossil fuels, something which may allay the concerns of many eco-conscious wave riders. "As surfers more than any other sport, you are totally connected and immersed in the ocean environment," explained lead researcher (and surfer …

Biofuel

Brazil Is Building A Giant Floating Solar Farm

'Sun and surf' takes on a whole new meaning<p>Generally when you think of solar power, the sun beating down on a dry, dusty desert might come to mind. But in Brazil, a new project will see solar panels installed on a much wetter surface: the surface of a reservoir.<p>As the renewable energy industry …

Wiring the world below

THE planet arrogantly dubbed “Earth” by its dominant terrestrial species might more accurately be called “Sea”. Seven-tenths of its surface is ocean, …

One man's quest to quake-proof LA's water supply

Craig Davis's long quest to quake-proof the city's water system began at the epicenter of the 1994 Northridge earthquake. He experienced the early …

A maritime vision for California

California’s future is intimately tied to the Pacific. This vast ocean determines our coastline, influences our weather, boosts our tourism economy …

Unexpected Life Found In The Ocean's Deepest Trench

The Mariana Trench cuts a 1,500-mile incision in the bottom of the Pacific Ocean near the island of Guam. That's where an international team of scientists has just spent over a month sending probes down to the deepest place on Earth.<p>The scientists were stunned by the amount of life they found …

Singapore Is Planning The World’s Largest Floating Solar Farm

A tiny country with little space to spare looks to its water reservoirs to expand its use of renewable energy.<p>There isn’t much extra space in Singapore, since the entire country is smaller than New York City and fully developed. So when the government decided to install more solar power to help …

Renewable Energy

Popular Science

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