by Alejandro Davila Fragoso Jun 28, 2016
Around eight million metric tons of plastic waste enter the oceans from land each year. Boyan Slat wants to clean it up.
by Katie Valentine Apr 14, 2016
The new rules come as scientists continue to work to determine the total environmental impact of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
by Samantha Page Mar 23, 2016
Whales use sound to communicate with each other, find mates, find food, and stay in touch with their young.
by Jess Colarossi Sep 18, 2015
Within a single generation, human activity has severely damaged almost every aspect of our global oceans.
by Katie Valentine Sep 10, 2015
Businesses depend on a steady stream of tourists to keep revenues up, and they worry that an oil spill would cause visitors to avoid the Atlantic Coast.
by Samantha Page Aug 28, 2015
The company aiming to buy Hawaii's utilities should probably pay attention to this.
by Katie Valentine Jul 17, 2015
Officials are planning to take aircraft out again Saturday morning to search for evidence of a spill in the ocean, islands, and coastline.
by Natasha Geiling Jun 18, 2015
Scientists are calling the current algal bloom, which stretches from central California to Alaska, "unprecedented."
by Ari Phillips May 19, 2015
Last year California passed a statewide ban on plastic bags. Now the Legislature is considering a ban on microbeads, tiny particles found in many personal care products.
by Katie Valentine Apr 23, 2015
According to the report, if the oceans were a country, they would be the world's seventh-largest economy in terms of Gross Domestic Product.