Analysis of water samples from Earth’s deep mantle suggest that the planet’s water has been present since Earth’s formation, a finding that has implications for other rocky bodies in the solar system and planets beyond as well.
As human activity pollutes the oceans, invasive species are on the rise. Continue reading →
Even if you're far inland, the trash you discard can end up as plastic pollution at sea.
A compound commonly found in the 14,000 tons of sunscreen that enter reefs annually is detrimental to coral health, research shows. Continue reading →
El Niño continues to strengthen and draw comparison to the record 1997-98 El Niño. New maps from NASA show just how similar the two are.
Rising carbon dioxide emissions could cause a collapse in the marine food chain from the top down. Continue reading →
Global warming and an El Nino event are causing coral bleaching, putting reefs at risk worldwide. Continue reading →
Think California is parched now? The Golden State experienced even more pronounced mega-droughts, back in the times when mammoths roamed the land. Continue reading →
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