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Sea urchin grazing of kelp may worsen negative effects of oil spill in the Arctic

Heavy sea urchin grazing of kelp forests along the coast of Northern Norway has worried fishermen, researchers and others for decades.

Increased Russian tanker traffic raises oil spill risk

The risk of oil spills along the Norwegian coast may increase by as much as five times by 2025. This is because Russia plans to increase the export of crude oil through the Barents Sea to 100 million tonnes annually.

Mighty mussels in the battle against catastrophic oil spills

A new Norwegian discovery can sniff out oil leaks a thousand times better than industrial sensors.