The Trump Administration Asks a Judge to Allow Oil Exploration to Begin Despite Coastal Communities' Lawsuit
The Trump administration has asked a federal judge to allow seismic airgun testing to begin off the Atlantic coast while a lawsuit to prevent the practice works its way through the courts.
The Warming of the World's Oceans Is Set to Increase Dramatically Over the Next 60 Years
Using a cutting-edge observation system, researchers have found that, unless we reduce emissions, the warming of the world's oceans will continue at a rapid pace.
Corals Can Withstand Another Century of Climate Change
Heat-tolerant genes may spread through coral populations fast enough to give the marine creatures a tool to survive another 100 years of warming in our oceans.
Could Dust Storms From Africa Be Damaging Ecosystems in the Florida Keys?
It appears that dust blown off the Sahara desert may be initiating harmful bacteria growth in coral reefs across the Atlantic.
Tiny Pacific Island Nation Creates Huge Marine Preserve
Marae Moana is the result of years of work by local environmentalists.
What It Would Take to Restore One of the World's Richest Marine Ecosystems
Raja Ampat, an island chain off the coast of New Guinea, is home to perhaps the world's richest marine biodiversity
Do Submarine Power Cables Affect Marine Ecosystems?
New research finds that electromagnetic fields emitted by underwater power cables have little effect on marine communities off the coast of Santa Barbara, California.