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It won't lead to a sci-fi movie style disaster, but the ocean circulation system in the North Atlantic appears to be slowing down -- and it's cause for some concern. →
An oil pipeline near Santa Barbara, Calif., leaks more than 100,000 gallons of oil with tens of thousands ending up in the ocean.
A California pipeline spill raises the question: How much can then environment take? Continue reading →
The spill was estimated at 21,000 gallons of oil.
A new image reveals in amazing detail the turbulent rush of swirling eddies and currents in the Southern Ocean.
Cold, rough seas can make drilling difficult and cleanup of a possible skill even more challenging.
Drought-ravaged California is looking to the Pacific for a water source to quench its thirst. Continue reading →
Thinning Arctic sea ice will reflect less sunlight and melt more quickly, exacerbating climate change. Continue reading →
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