Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: ocean

The ocean is essential to tackling climate change. So why has...

How can oceans help us tackle the climate crisis? And what progress has been made in international negotiations?

Human noise pollution is harming ocean creatures

Noise from vessels, sonar, seismic surveys and construction can damage marine animals' hearing, change their behaviors and, in some cases, threaten their ability to survive.

New study finds underestimation of microplastics in ocean—concentration far greater

A new study estimated the concentration of microplastics in the ocean to be far greater than previously determined.

Affirming belief that waters are for drilling and pillaging, Trump erases...

New executive order revokes Obama-era policy put in place following Deepwater Horizon.

Scientists launch groundbreaking study on health risks of microplastics in seafood

Studies have already found that sea salt can be rich in plastic and that we likely consume the tiny bits that get embedded in many types of seafood.

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.