Microsubmarines have been developed that can absorb and transport oil droplets in water. In the future, these tiny machines could be deployed in large quantities to clean up oil spills.
A great short video explains how this new technology can help restore marine environments harmed by oil spills Read Post
A tiny Norwegian company has developed a super absorbent organic peat moss that is capable of cleaning up oil floating on water. The peat is scattered on the spill and absorbs the oil, and, because it doesn’t absorb water, it can th... Read Post
Scientists are reporting development and successful testing of the first self-propelled "microsubmarines" designed to pick up droplets of oil from contaminated waters and transport them to collection facilities. The report concludes... Read Post