Sustainability Roundup: June 2020


Here's what we're reading in this month's sustainability roundup: From offshore wave energy conversion to glowing coral reefs.

Here's what we're reading this month:

First Floating Ocean Hybrid Platform Can Generate Power From Waves, Wind And Solar via Forbes

Offshore wave energy conversion (WEC) is is nothing new; pioneering new developments are taking place in this field all the time. However, what makes this particular platform unique is that it’s been designed to be modular and extremely easy to connect and expand, so a variety of different combinations are possible.


Mysterious Glowing Coral Reefs Are Fighting to Recover via Environmental News Network

A new study by the University of Southampton has revealed why some corals exhibit a dazzling colourful display, instead of turning white, when they suffer ‘coral bleaching’ – a condition which can devastate reefs and is caused by ocean warming. The scientists behind the research think this phenomenon is a sign that corals are fighting to survive.


World’s Most Endangered Primate Population Triples After 17 Years of Careful Conservation via Good New Network

A brighter future lies ahead for the critically-endangered Hainan gibbons of Hainan Island thanks to decades of steady conservation work.

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