Oceans of Noise

Oceans of Noise

The undersea noise issue has steadily increased in crescendo with a greater awareness of the potential effects on marine mammals of military sonars, seismic surveys, shipping and boat traffic, oceanographic experiments, as well as other noise sources. What has made the noise problem so intractable, though, is the inherent difficulty in studying marine mammals, particularly […]

Pollution News week ending July 28th 2013

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Some of the articles and posts that have causght our attention this week: From rtcc.org Mon 22 Jul: Trees absorb lower levels of pollution in hot weather Heatwaves force plants and trees to focus on their own well-being and stop absorbing harmful gases, causing wider levels of pollution to rise. From theenergycollective.com Tue 23 Jul: […]

Power Plant Demolition Video & The End Of Oil-Fired Generating Station

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Amid cheers and explosions, Florida Power & Light (FPL) demolished a 1960s-era oil-fired power plant on July 16. The Port Everglades Power Plant in Hollywood, Fla. was the company’s third power station to be demolished this year, according to a press release. FPL plans to replace the Hollywood plant with natural gas-fired plant, according to […]