News - 4 Mar 2008
How well ocean reefs recover from the growing damage caused by warming sea temperatures depends both on how much the tiny coral polyps can eat, and how healthy they can keep the microscopic algae that...
Article - 6 Dec 2018
The ocean covers around 70% of the planet, add in all the lakes and rivers and there’s a vast amount of water on the globe.
News - 27 Feb 2008
While sampling blended biodiesel fuels purchased from small-scale retailers, researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution found that many of the blends do not contain the advertised amount...
Article - 11 Oct 2018
This article discusses using seaweed and popcorn as packaging in place of plastics
Article - 14 Sep 2018
Plastics are having a hugely negative effect on the environment; it is estimated that more than 300 million tonnes of plastic are produced globally every year, with only 10% of that being recycled....
News - 16 Feb 2008
If carbon dioxide emissions from the burning of fossil fuels continue on a "business-as-usual" trajectory, humans will have added about 5 trillion metric tons of carbon to the atmosphere by...
News - 8 Feb 2008
Natural processes may prevent oceans from warming beyond a certain point, helping protect some coral reefs from the impacts of climate change, new research finds. The study, by scientists at the...
News - 29 Jan 2008
Ocean surface currents have long been the focus of research due to the role they play in weather, climate and transportation of pollutants, yet essential aspects of these currents remain...
News - 17 Jan 2008
As the city of New Orleans struggles to rebuild from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, researchers are learning more about weather and climate and their impacts on society. Scientists from the...
Article - 25 Feb 2013
Dubbed by scientists as the biggest threat to the earth's environment, even a small-scale nuclear war is capable of having devastating effects on the world's climate and its ecosystems.