The Opening of the Northwest Passage Means More Danger for Walruses and Narwhals
A less icy Arctic will be an economic boon for some, but marine wildlife experts are focused on the increased risks more ships will pose to certain polar species.
Overfishing of Krill Is Disrupting Antarctic Food Chains
Commercial fishing for the tiny crustacean has increased in recent years to supply growing demand for nutritional supplements.
Could Hawaii Become the First State to Ban Styrofoam Food Containers?
The state is moving to reduce plastic pollution by implementing a groundbreaking ban on polystyrene containers that are commonly used throughout the island in the food industry.
How 'Fingerprinting' the Ocean Could Help Future Hurricane Preparedness
Scientists are using satellites to identify where increasing sea levels could result in the most destructive storm surge as hurricanes grow more powerful due to climate change.