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OPINION: The world’s oceans desperately need our help

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.

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Fish monitoring 101 with Acadia University’s Haley Viehman

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.

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Engineers test BTTS current data transmission gear

Engineers working on the development of Bourne Tidal Test Site (BTTS) in Massachusetts have been field testing a simulation of the data acquisition system that will be installed on the actual tidal turbine test structure.

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BRTP delays Triton deployment for 2018

Black Rock Tidal Power (BRTP), a Schottel Hydro company, has once again pushed back the deployment of its Triton tidal energy platform in the Bay of Fundy for another year.

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New study sums up lessons for ocean energy development

The objective of the study, conducted by Ecorys and Fraunhofer IWES, was to point out failures and good practices/lessons learnt in ocean energy technology development in Europe in relation to tidal and wave energy.

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