Oil and gas rigs could help at-risk corals thrive

Rigs, shipwrecks and other structures in the North Sea could play a vital role in holding coral populations together and increasing their resilience, researchers say.

Understanding rogue ocean waves may be simple after all

An international team of scientists has developed a relatively simple mathematical explanation for the rogue ocean waves that can develop seemingly out of nowhere to sink ships and overwhelm oil platforms with walls of water ...

Norwegian company to separate oil and gas on the seabed

n simply raising water up to the deck and transporting chemicals down into a well, platforms on the Norwegian shelf use as much electrical energy as a large Norwegian town. A recently-established company has a more environmentally-friendly ...

Brazil defends treasures of its 'Blue Amazon'

Hundreds of years ago, Brazil's southern Atlantic waters were sailed by pirates in search of plunder. Now these remote depths, dubbed the "Blue Amazon", hold richer treasures for scientists.

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