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How Many Offshore Oil and Gas Installations Are There in EU Waters?

How Many Offshore Oil and Gas Installations Are There in EU Waters?

At first, the question wouldn’t seem too complicated. You could just Google it and get your answer, right? Well, there may be more to it that meets the eye. As a result of uncoordinated data collection, no one knows exactly how many installations are in our seas. Oil and gas companies, individually, know how many platforms they operate, but they do not necessarily collect data on their competitors’ installations. By the same token, Member States know … Read entire article »

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The Challenges of Offshore Aquaculture

The Challenges of Offshore Aquaculture

Offshore aquaculture solves old problems but creates new ones. Farming in the open sea is very demanding. Global aquaculture has to face some major challenges in the coming years. On the one hand it has to produce more fish and seafood to meet the rising needs of a growing world population. And on the other hand we are already now reaching the limits of what the available locations can offer for new farms. One way out of … Read entire article »

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