Researchers at the University of Nottingham are working on a technology that could enable crops to take nitrogen from the air, instead of the soil.
New research suggests that seeding marine clouds could help regulate ocean temperatures, saving coral reefs from destruction.
Instead of posing a threat to passing ships, the long stems of these underwater towers would remove and recycle floating garbage.
Not all autonomous robots are designed for violence or espionage.
Half sea-station, half sailing ship, the SeaOrbiter is designed to facilitate continuous observation of the underwater world without disrupting underwater ecosystems.
The lab acts as a sort of cage in shallow water, allowing scientists to see how a few corals react to increased levels of acidity without damaging the entire reef.
The Plastiki, a boat made from 12,000 bottles, has set sail in an effort to educate the world about plastic pollution in the world’s oceans and the potentials for re-using and re-purposing trash.