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
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.
by Emily Atkin Posted on August 25, 2014
Scientists warn that rapid warming of the atmosphere, fueled by climate change, will return in about 10 years.
by Katie Valentine Posted on August 7, 2014
The study also determined where the mercury was coming from: human activities, including burning fossil fuels like coal, and mining for gold and coal.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on July 24, 2014
Being dependent on the ocean is nothing new for Duindorp, a small town near the Hague in the Netherlands. Fishing has declined in recent years, but a new era of reliance on the ocean as a renewable source of heat has begun.
by Joe Romm Posted on July 18, 2014
Tom Karl, director of NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center, said that the planetary vital signs reveal, “The planet is changing more rapidly … than in any time of modern civilization.”
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on July 18, 2014
They're allowing companies to apply for permits to fire off a "seismic cannon" -- 100,000 times louder than a jet engine -- off the Atlantic coast between Delaware and Florida.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on July 11, 2014
Warming ocean waters are helping tropical fish invade temperate waters with devastating consequences for native kelp forests and the species they support.