Researchers have identified a new, and perhaps more permanent type of plastic pollution, one that incorporates itself right into the rocky shoreline: “plasticrust,” a veneer of plastic encrusted right onto wave-licked rocks. Ignacio Gestoso, a marine ecologist at the MARE-Marine and Environmental Research Center on the Portugese island of Madeira,Continue Reading

Portuguese company Windplus — a subsidiary of EDP Renewables, Repsol, and Principle Power — will receive the €60 million loan under the European Investment Bank’s InnovFin Energy Demonstration Project program to support the development and construction of its 25 MW WindFloat Atlantic project. Set to be located 20 kilometers offContinue Reading