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Jul 15, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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 →
Jul 10, 2014 01:05 PM ET
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.
Jul 10, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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 →
Jun 30, 2014 06:55 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Expecting to see huge volumes of plastic in the world's oceans, a team of researchers finds otherwise.
Jun 20, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Discovery News
Sea Turtle Week is June 16-20, but hey you already knew that. Check out these amazing wide-ranging swimmers.
Jun 19, 2014 11:15 AM ET // AFP
The plastic-dwellers appear to be biodegrading the millions of tonnes of debris floating on waters worldwide, according to oceanographers.
Jun 18, 2014 04:00 AM ET
Guess what Earth's been hiding from us, way down in its belly? Water! Lots and lots of water.
Jun 18, 2014 05:35 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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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