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The new use for abandoned oil rigs
he grey steel girders of Platform Holly rise 235ft (72m) above the waters of the Pacific Ocean, just a couple of miles off the Santa Barbara coast. Above the water, this decommissioned oil rig is dull and lifeless, but the view below the surface is very different. Beneath the waves, colourful fish, crabs, starfish and mussels congregate on the huge steel pylons, which stretch for more than 400ft (120m) to the ocean floor.
The tiny islands leading the green transition
ust off the north coast of Northern Ireland, in the chilly waters of the Atlantic, lies a tiny, L-shaped island called Rathlin. It is home to around 160 people. Mains electricity only arrived on Rathlin in the early 1990s, with the construction of three wind turbines. One islander enthused to local media about the benefits it would bring – she would no longer have to light a candle when getting up to feed her baby in the middle of the night.
How Hong Kong protects people from dangerous landslides
"It happened as quick as lightning, but it only took seconds to create so much destruction." Michael Lau, now 63, speaks with a slight tremor as he describes how he witnessed one of the most deadly landslides to occur in Hong Kong in the past 50 years.
The world's most polluted capital city
The onset of spring brings relief in more ways than one to Delhi. The air is cool and crisp, and with the milder weather come light showers that make the vegetation more lush. Around April, south-westerly winds sweep through the region, and the blanket of acrid smog that covers the city in the autumn and winter months begins to disperse. But it never really goes away.
The unseen man-made 'tracks' on the deep ocean floor
At the base of the Pacific Ocean, hundreds of miles from land, there are some curious marks on the seafloor that no animal could have made. Some of them look like narrow troughs carved into the pale silt. Others could be claw marks, gouged through the ecosystems of the deep by an undersea monster.
Why Nasa is exploring the deepest oceans on Earth
ur oceans cover more than 70% of the Earth's surface, but over 80% of them remain unexplored. In fact, it is often claimed that we know more about the surface of Mars and the Moon than about the ocean floor on our own planet.
Why the US military is listening to shrimp
Whale skeletons stand guard around the coastline of Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands, a stark reminder of the damaging effects of military sonar. Sonar from ships and submarines is thought to be one of the contributing factors to whale strandings, confusing the whales' own sonar and casuing them to beach themselves on the shore.
The strange race to track down a missing billion years
"FEARFUL DISASTER," read the headline on the front page of the Chicago Tribune on 3 July 1869. The paper was referring to an incident involving a motley team of explorers led by the one-armed, self-taught geologist John Wesley Powell. Their mission was simple, though not easy – to travel 1,000 miles (1,609km) downstream from the banks of the Green River in Wyoming, cataloguing their finds as they went.
The "golden hour" after the birth of a newborn baby, to experience 11 things
For every mother-to-be, childbirth is the most important moment in her life, a "rite of passage" to become a real mother, to finally meet her "pregnant" baby, who has been "unseen". "The first thing you need to do is to get to know your baby.
Child with social difficulties?
Conflict control refers to the cognitive system that mobilizes resources to resolve conflicts and complete tasks when irrelevant information conflicts with relevant information when individuals are performing tasks in their environment.
There are several sensations in late pregnancy, indicating that the fetus is in the pelvis
Tingting is a young pregnant mother, and the baby in her belly is now full-term. The closer she gets to delivery, the more nervous she feels, because she is afraid that the baby will suddenly start and give her a surprise, so after the full term, she is very concerned about her belly every day.