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No Significant Environmental Impacts From SeaGen Found
2012-01-17 13:52:36

Scientists have determined that the world's first tidal current energy turbine will not cause an environmental impact.

2010-12-28 00:00:38

The civil engineering profession stands to reap a harvest in recruitment numbers if a proposed tidal energy farm, Scotland’s first, is given the green light. (PRWeb UK) December 27, 2010 The civil engineering profession stands to reap a harvest in recruitment numbers if a proposed tidal energy farm, Scotland’s first, is given the green light. The project is till three years away from implementation, pending confirmation of a lease agreement, planning permission and the...

2009-01-22 10:54:41

Queen’s University Belfast is working on a three-year study to conserve and restore endangered horse mussel reefs in Strangford Lough.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.