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Climate Change Is Acidifying Our Lakes and Rivers the Same Way...

In Brief It's well-known that CO2 emissions cause acidification in the ocean, which is harmful to wildlife such as shellfish. One new study shows...

Trump's Offshore Oil Rush A Disaster For Oceans And Climate

Nowhere is President Trump’s historic assault on our natural environment more worrisome than his reckless push for increased offshore oil and gas drilling. At...

Heartbreaking Video Of A Cow Eating Plastic Trash Sums Up Everything...

When 29-year-old Cal Major set off to paddleboard around a remote Scottish island, she was prepared for choppy waters and a possible downpour...

Billionaire Who Made Fortune Polluting Oceans Will Donate Wealth To Clean...

This story is part of a series on ocean plastics. Our oceans may have found an unlikely savior. Norwegian billionaire Kjell Inge Røkke, who accrued...

Billionaire Who Made Fortune Polluting Oceans To Donate Wealth To Clean...

This story is part of a series on ocean plastics. Our oceans may have found an unlikely savior. Norwegian billionaire Kjell Inge Røkke, who accrued...

New Fossil Evidence Suggests Life May Have Originated on Land and...

In Brief Researchers from the University of New South Wales in Australia have discovered evidence of microbial life in hot spring mineral deposits. The...

How The Oceans Became Choked With Plastic

Imagine an area 34 times the size of Manhattan. Now imagine it covered ankle-deep in plastic waste — piles of soda bottles and...

'Extremely High Levels' Of Toxic Pollutants Found In Deepest Parts Of...

Not even the very deepest, darkest depths of Earth’s oceans can escape mankind’s legacy of toxic pollution. In a shocking discovery highlighting the interconnectedness...

Here's One Way To Keep Oceans From Having More Plastics Than...

Each year, 8 million tons of plastic wind up in the ocean. At this rate, by 2050, we’ll have more plastic than fish in...

What Is the Likelihood That Europa’s Oceans Harbor Alien Life? ...

Defining the Habitable ZoneIt’s one of the most pressing questions in science: is there alien life somewhere out there within the great wide...

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