Magnetism from underwater power cables doesn’t deter sea life

Trio of studies show marine animals will cross and even colonize high-voltage cables

wind farm in sea off coast of Denmark

ON THE LINE  Power cables ferry electricity to islands and from offshore energy plants such as this wind farm off the coast of Denmark. Underwater electric power cables don’t trouble local marine life, new studies suggest. 

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