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Bulk carriers can also be green

Bulk carriers can also be green

Research scientists from 16 countries are joining forces to make a bulk carrier climate neutral – all with the help of a new power train.

How robots affect fish surprises researchers

How robots affect fish surprises researchers

Norway is world leading in the use of robotics in the fish farming industry. But how does the technical equipment affect the fish? Surprisingly much, says cyberneticist Eleni Kelasidi.

You may soon be making coffee powered by your car battery

You may soon be making coffee powered by your car battery

Power cuts can be caused by heavy snow and icing, as well as lightning strikes and strong winds bringing down power lines. Together with more extreme weather events, Norway is also facing a major power supply deficit. So, what can we do to avoid a...

Sustainable anchor lines for floating offshore wind

Sustainable anchor lines for floating offshore wind

If Europe is to meet its climate targets, offshore wind has to play a larger role in the energy mix. One thing is to produce all these wind turbines, another is how to attach or moor them. There is currently insufficient production capacity for...

Is there a new deep-sea fishery on the horizon?

Is there a new deep-sea fishery on the horizon?

Well, some researchers believe this is possible. Species living at depths between 200 and 1000 metres may be very valuable. However, harvesting them isn’t as easy as it might sound because, when taken on board, valuable catches change rapidly from...

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Why we need biofuels

Why we need biofuels

Necessary reductions in greenhouse gases will be achieved too late if we have to wait for all our aircraft, ships and trains to transition from fossil fuels. This is why we need biofuels – in spite of the criticisms levelled at their use in a recent...