South Florida lawmakers got a stark look Wednesday at how rising sea levels could dramatically change Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade counties and the Keys in coming years, leading to calls for more state aid to stem the tide.
One of the ambitions of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is galvanising the international community to avoid dangerous interference with Earth's climate. To do this, it
The largest animals ever to have lived on Earth, blue whales are colossal in every respect -- including, it must be said, the scatological. When a blue whale goes, it goes big, and the ecological consequences could help the aquatic world go round.
The Pacific Northwest's coffee culture may not stop at the shoreline, thanks to caffeinated human waste streaming off the coast.
New scientific research suggests that waters along the Oregon coast are becoming increasingly contaminated by high levels of caffeine.
Approximately 71% of the Earth's surface is covered by ocean, a continuous body of water that is customarily divided into several principal oceans and
Garbage-eating drone destroys ocean pollution
By persisting in the false belief that coral reefs have a future, we grossly misallocate the funds needed to cope with the fallout from their collapse.
A marine expedition of environmentalists has confirmed the bad news it feared -- the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch" extends even further than previously known.
The White House has ordered BP to fully fund Louisiana's plan to dredge up walls of sand to protect coastal marshes from the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced Wednesday.