Tag Archive for 'English Channel'

MARPOL must ban discharge at sea of polyisobutylene which is killing European sea birds

April 24th, 2013 by Alderney Wildlife Trust

On 22 April 2013 the Alderney Wildlife Trust recovered a dead Guillemot from Braye Harbour in Alderney. This is the first bird recorded in the Channel Islands that is believed to have been killed by Polyisobutylene (PIB). The discovery of this bird occurred at the same time as it was announced that over the previous […]

Navitus Bay wind farm boundaries moved further from English coast

January 14th, 2013 by Navitus Bay Development Limited

Navitus Bay Development Ltd, as a direct result of discussions with statutory consultees and local communities, announced in December 2012 a reduction to its proposed wind park in Poole Bay to cover an area of approximately 67 square miles. The changes, which include moving the development further out to sea and making it smaller in […]

UK public consultation in February 2013 for planned 218 turbine wind farm between Guernsey and Poole

January 12th, 2013 by Navitus Bay Development Limited

From the 1 February 2013, members of the public are being given an opportunity to view and comment on the latest plans for the proposed wind park off the Dorset coast. Navitus Bay Development Limited (Navitus Bay) is committed to hearing the views of the local community and so far has talked to over 2,000 […]

Navitus Bay wind farm to be located alongside part of Guernsey to Poole cross channel ferry route

February 15th, 2012 by Eneco

In 2010 The Crown Estate awarded Eneco Wind UK Ltd. exclusive development rights to the sea bed in an area to the west of the Isle of White. During 2011 Eneco determined that a wind farm project of between 900 MW to 1200 MW installed capacity could be located in this area. This could provide […]

Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, have their own shipwreck home and leave the wreck to forage for food

July 9th, 2011 by Technical University of Denmark

Adult Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, choose ‘their own’ local shipwreck, which they swim back to faithfully day after day. This is just one of the results from research using acoustic tags which has yielded new insights into what Atlantic cod get up to below the surface of the sea. When PhD student Junita D. Karlsen […]