Jim Gordon

Apr. 29, 2011

Cape Wind Project Wins Construction Approval

A wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod has won construction approval from the federal government.

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Apr. 30, 2010

Cape Wind Project Moves Forward

This week, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar approved the long-embattled Cape Wind offshore wind power project. We'll talk about the decision, and what it means for other renewable power projects in the country.

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Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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