Business & Economics

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. 

Reefs De Rigueur
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Fish earstones may offer a verdict on the environmental value of oil rig reefs.

Stories from the Seven Seas
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Coastal stories that washed up on our shore.

Can This Start-up Predict Flood Risk Better Than FEMA?
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Even FEMA’s upcoming flood maps don’t account for recent climate change. Can this start-up do better?

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