Researchers into the impact of sound from marine energy generation devices have “blasted fish at volume levels that the animals would experience if they were effectively strapped to the turbines for 24 hours. [The animals seemed only to suffer] some tissue damage, equivalent perhaps to what a teenager would experience at a rock concert.” (

Developers and environmentalists have agreed to name the field of marine turbines Marillion.


“The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) reports that more than 20 areas from northern England down to the South East are still gripped by high levels of pollution … But a fresh air mass arriving later today is expected to push the pollution eastwards over the North Sea.” (

To mainland Europe, love from Britain.