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Why tides are set to take their place alongside solar and wind.

OpenHydro business shut down due to lack of 'commercial prospects'. Naval Energies is pulling the plug on its tidal turbine business in the face of a "lack of commercial prospects”. The French company said it had decided to close its operations “following in-depth discussions with public and private stakeholders”. It is thought some 100 people are employed in the unit.

The oceans are warming, rising, souring, and asphyxiating as they have for the past few decades, but today at an alarming rate of increasing intensity. Consequently, the physical, economic, and food security of populations living in coastal and ocean locations are all at risk like never before.

VIDEO: The FAST-3 underwater platform includes a suite of sensors to gather data on fish presence and behaviour. Dr. Haley Viehman at Acadia University explains how the data is captured and used.