Today’s Special: Grilled Salmo...

Sep 12, 2019 by

We used to think microplastics stayed in a fish’s guts. Chilling new research suggests the tiny particles migrate into its flesh.

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The World’s Oceans Are Poised ...

Sep 10, 2019 by

The earth’s oceans are the source of all life. Covering 140 million square miles — some 72% of the earth’s surface — the oceans determine much about what happens with climate and weather.

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Data is Power: How Access to D...

Sep 5, 2019 by

Lessons and applications from the Atlantic and the Arctic.

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How Has Climate Change Affecte...

Sep 4, 2019 by

The links between hurricanes and climate change are complex, but some aspects are getting clearer.

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EPA publishes draft permit for...

Sep 3, 2019 by

Agency proposes to allow industrial ocean fish farm discharge of untreated fish waste and other toxins directly into Gulf of Mexico

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Kelp is a win for you, the oce...

Aug 30, 2019 by

Americans tend to think of seaweed as the stuff that gets stuck to your legs when you go swimming at the beach—not a food that’s highly nutritious, easy to grow, and beneficial to ocean ecosystems.

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The Frauding of America’s Farm...

Aug 30, 2019 by

Trump’s biggest supporters are his biggest victims.

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What do sea turtles eat? Unfor...

Jul 18, 2019 by

Would you rather pick a fight with a jellyfish or a plastic bag?

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What would a world without sha...

Jul 16, 2019 by

At the rate we’re killing them, we may soon see it firsthand.

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Meet the guy swimming through ...

Jul 15, 2019 by

Ben Lecomte is swimming through tons of plastic. Pieces of it have gotten stuck to his face. He’s passed abandoned fishing nets that tangle and kill wildlife. He’s held pieces of broken storage crates blooming with algae and barnacles. And he wants us to see it all — so we know what we’ve done to the planet.

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Success! Trader Joe’s Will Cut...

Jun 27, 2019 by

In a testament to the power of people, Trader Joe’s is committing to reducing the amount of single-use plastics in its stores!

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Desalination plants are here, ...

Jun 24, 2019 by

Some 30 miles north of San Diego, along the Pacific Coast, sits the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant, the largest effort to turn saltwater into freshwater in North America.

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NOAA Is Looking for Beaches to...

Jun 18, 2019 by

The smell is “not too bad.”

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Everything You Need to Know ab...

Jun 10, 2019 by

What is coral bleaching? Coral bleaching happens when corals lose their vibrant colors and turn white. But there’s a lot more to it than that.

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Hard Work, Partnership and Nea...

Jun 10, 2019 by

Marine Debris Cleanup on Alaska’s St. Paul Island

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What’s Worrying the Plastics I...

Jun 7, 2019 by

This year’s Global Plastics Summit revealed an industry that sees big growth ahead but also serious challenges, from plastics in the ocean to climate impact.

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We Were Missing Most of the Pl...

Jun 6, 2019 by

The highest levels of microplastics are found more than 650 feet below the surface.

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The climate renegade

Jun 4, 2019 by

What happens when someone wants to go it alone on fixing the climate?

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3 Ways to Push Back Against Pl...

Jun 4, 2019 by

How to reduce single-use plastics in your everyday life

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What Adidas and Parley are doi...

May 31, 2019 by

From making shoes out marine debris to the Run For The Oceans global initiative, this dynamic partnership is tackling plastic pollution in a big way.

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Greenland’s Hidden Secret

May 29, 2019 by

Greenland is the Key to Global Sea Level Rise

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All You Need to Know About Gra...

May 27, 2019 by

Spoiler alert: it is some really gross stuff

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Are Fossil Fuel Companies Dest...

May 16, 2019 by

New research links carbon emissions from the major oil and gas producers to dangerous changes in the oceans’ chemistry

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Documenting Climate Change by ...

May 15, 2019 by

The New York Times photographer Josh Haner has spent the past four years capturing the effects of climate change around the world and under water.

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Trash found littering ocean fl...

May 13, 2019 by

On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street in the world: trash.

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Why we need to stop eating fis...

May 9, 2019 by

The recent UN biodiversity report states that overfishing is a bigger threat to the world’s ocean than plastic or acidification.

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Humans Are Speeding Extinction...

May 6, 2019 by

Humans are transforming Earth’s natural landscapes so dramatically that as many as one million plant and animal species are now at risk of extinction, posing a dire threat to ecosystems that people all over the world depend on for their survival, a sweeping new United Nations assessment has concluded.

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6 Signs Of Hope For The Ocean

May 2, 2019 by

It’s easy to lose sight of good news amid the barrage of negative stories about the threats facing the ocean—everything from growing plastic pollution to dying coral reefs.

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Here’s what happens to &...

Apr 29, 2019 by

After 3 years of being buried and submerged, ‘biodegradable’ and ‘compostable’ single-use plastic bags could still hold a full load of groceries.

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‘Coming Mass Extinction&...

Apr 24, 2019 by

Far-reaching global assessment details how humanity is undermining the very foundations of the natural world

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