by Joe Romm Posted on January 22, 2015
The big climate news last week was NOAA and NASA announcing that 2014 was the hottest year on record, breaking the highs of 2005 and 2010. But a bigger story got buried.
by Amelia Rosch Posted on December 11, 2014
The estimated amount of plastic in the ocean is only 0.1 percent of plastic produced annually in the world.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 4, 2014 Updated: December 4, 2014
Beyond three miles from shore, the cruise lines may dump wastewater directly into the ocean, and many of them rely on old and antiquated water-treatment systems.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on October 31, 2014 Updated: February 6, 2015
Maine's governor, Paul LePage, has questioned the science behind climate change, opposed clean energy policies, and talked up the economic benefits of global warming.
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 17, 2014
For an actor who catapulted to international fame for a movie set largely in the ocean, giving back to the marine environment just makes sense.
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 6, 2014
The difference is warming estimates is likely due to "poor sampling" of ocean temperatures in the Southern Hemisphere.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 25, 2014
The Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument will be expanded to six times its current size, protecting critical ecosystems southwest of Hawaii.
by Michael Conathan - Guest Contributor Posted on September 23, 2014 Updated: September 23, 2014
The President is considering a major expansion of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. Here's why that's such a big deal.
by Katie Valentine Posted on September 15, 2014
The algae, Emiliania huxleyi, tended to grow more quickly once it had adapted to higher ocean temperatures.
by Katie Valentine Posted on August 28, 2014
The decision is a "result of the most extensive rulemaking ever undertaken by NOAA," according to the agency.