My depressing summers in Belize.

By JOHN BRUNOJuly 6, 2017When summer arrives, my friends and family inevitably roll their eyes when I tell them I’m packing for my fieldwork in the...

Scientists confirm parts of the Great Barrier Reef are permanently gone.

Well, it seems after years and years of warning, large parts of our Great Barrier Reef are dead without any hope of recovery. Due to...

West Coast waters on acid trip; fishing industry in peril.

Hotspots of ocean acidification have been found in the waters that wash onto the shores of the West Coast, a major concern for the...

Group votes to protect some Atlantic corals, balk on others.

A federal panel voted on Thursday to offer new protections to some deep-sea corals in the Atlantic Ocean but held off on protecting others...

'Ocean Elders' urge Malcolm Turnbull to reject Adani coalmine.

Carmichael coalmine Prominent oceanographers and global leaders write to Australian prime minister and Queensland premier Marine biologist Sylvia Earle addressing the general assembly to mark World...

How a remote Indonesian island community is reclaiming its fishing heritage by restoring ruined...

Is this the future of marine conservation? A remote island community in Indonesia is restoring damaged coral reefs and reclaiming its fishing heritage. By Adam Cruise...

Rubber algae help create first artificial reef in Mediterranean.

Could such mimics help to limit the impact of climate change? Matteo Nannini By Sarah Griffiths Tiny, artificial algae are being deployed in the first such effort...

Climate change: A simmering threat to our oceans.

Frank Bainimarama knows all about the need to protect the ocean. As the prime minister of Fiji, he runs a country made up of...

Scientists look to coral insides for evidence of environmental degradation.

June 7 (UPI) -- Researchers at American University are using a novel sampling and imaging technique to study the insides of coral. The scientists...

Deep in the oceans, human activities are taking a toll.

June 7, 2017 — Imagine sinking into the deepest parts of the Central Pacific Ocean, somewhere between Mexico and Hawaii. Watch as the water...

Latest news

Popular Articles

Downsizing U.S. EIA poses a challenge.

In its search for $54 billion in cuts from domestic spending to offset an equal increase in defense spending, the Trump administration is reportedly...

Trump and science: Protesters gather in Boston to “stand up for science”

LYNYRD SKYNYRD'S “Sweet Home Alabama” is a strange choice of song to open a rally of scientists. Written in 1973, the southern anthem was...

The conservative carbon tax: Right idea, wrong tool.

March 13, 2017 — Recently some U.S. conservative leaders proposed a carbon tax to hedge the risks associated with climate change. We welcome these...

Biogeochemistry: Land CO2 sink drivers

Nature 541, 516–520 (2017) Year to year, variations in the rate of atmospheric CO2 growth arise primarily from fluctuations in carbon uptake by ecosystems on...

Boko Haram terrorists thriving on climate crisis: report

Chronic drought around Lake Chad is reinforcing terrorist group Boko Haram’s stronghold on the region, a report commissioned by the German government has warned.Some...