Late summer will see a return of cyanobacteria, the toxic, oxygen-depleting blue-green slime that has been plaguing Lake Erie in recent years, according to NOAA scientists. Continue reading →
Coral reefs are the rainforests of the ocean, slowly being destroyed. What are these colorful undersea vistas and why does it matter if they live or die? Trace offers some answers.
Microplastics -- tiny particles formed from the degrading of plastic trash -- are filling the planet's oceans and pose an increasing threat to marine animals. Continue reading →
Expecting to see huge volumes of plastic in the world's oceans, a team of researchers finds otherwise.
Sea Turtle Week is June 16-20, but hey you already knew that. Check out these amazing wide-ranging swimmers.
The plastic-dwellers appear to be biodegrading the millions of tonnes of debris floating on waters worldwide, according to oceanographers.
Guess what Earth's been hiding from us, way down in its belly? Water! Lots and lots of water.
An expansion of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument would protect one of the few large unspoiled sections of ocean waters on the planet. Continue reading →
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