Business & Economics

Book Review: Future Arctic
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Veteran writer Edward Struzik examines the present and past of the Arctic and offers his thoughts on its future. 

Cod Currency
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Before cold, hard cash became common in Newfoundland, salty fish served as the currency of choice.

Portland Brewery Goes “Salmon-Safe”
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Hopworks Urban Brewery is the first beer maker to achieve a new environmental certification. 

Is Deep Sea Mining a Savior or a Scourge?
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Experts weigh in on Solwara 1, the world’s first pilot project to mine the deep sea.

In Europe, the Noxious Effects of Shipping Are on the Rise
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Despite the rise of “slow steaming,” ships are still big polluters. 

Sole Food
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How an unlikely fish is transforming fishing in The Gambia.

Ancient Vikings Settled Greenland for the Ivory
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New archaeological research hints at a new reason for Vikings’ Greenland occupation.

Everyone Calm Down: Shell’s Arctic Oil Surveying Isn’t Going to Kill All the Whales
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If they actually start producing oil, though, that could be a different story.

Shocking: Less Bottom Trawling Means Bigger Fish
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After decades of destructive policies, the North Sea’s fish stocks are finally starting to recover.

Oil Sands Dilbit Causes Developmental Problems in Fish
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Scientists have very little idea what the environmental effects of an oil sands “dilbit” spill would be.

Where’s the Catch?
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Small-scale fisheries are not so small after all.

Battle for the Beach
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On the US East Coast, municipalities and business owners are raising their voices to oppose plans for offshore drilling. 

Blood in the Water
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Proteins from salmon blood can stop bleeding and alleviate pain.

Repelling a Hunter
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Scientists are still not really sure if, or how, magnetic shark repellents work.

In a Pickle
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Hawaii has passed emergency protections for sea cucumbers.

Rethinking Invasion
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Could invasive Australian crayfish be a good thing for Jamaica?

Deciding How the Bubble Will Burst
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Government-supported beach nourishment programs are inflating a bubble in the coastal housing market.

Designing Against Disaster
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As offshore wind turbines proliferate, engineers are considering the possibility of collisions with ships.

Preparing a Plastic Replacement
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Scientists already know how to fix the plastic microbead problem. Now companies just need to do it.

Cruising for Trouble
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In Southeast Alaska, cruise ships are sailing at deadly speeds through endangered humpback whale territory. 

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