Friday, August 12, 2022

Tag: oceans

Ships are dumping oil up to 3,000x per year in Europe’s...

“Whether it is a lack of resources by relevant national authorities, or flaws in EMSA’s accountability system, bilge dumping remains an uncomfortable and toxic reality in our oceans.”

Plastic trash in the ocean is a global problem, and the...

A study published in 2020 that concluded that the U.S. is the largest global source of plastic waste, including plastics shipped to other countries that later are mismanaged.

Nearly 29,000 tons of COVID plastic now floats in the oceans,...

A new study calculates for the first time how much of that waste is ending up in the oceans and what it is doing once it gets there.

East Coast flooding is a reminder that sea level is rising...

Here’s a quick explanation of two main ways climate change is affecting oceans levels and their threat to the world’s coasts.

Life below water—the UN calls for action on ocean protection

Ahead of World Oceans Day 2021 and the second UN Ocean Conference next year, UN officials stressed the need for ‘clear, transformative and actionable’ solutions to the ocean crisis.

Plastic pollution raises beach temperatures, threatening marine life, study finds

The problem is only likely to get worse unless something is done to stem the plastic tide.

Who’s to blame for the lawbreaking and habitat destruction in US...

We disrespect the Earth’s oceans at our own peril.

You don’t want to imagine an ocean without coral reefs—but you...

Scientists call the coral reefs the “rainforests of the sea,” because coral reefs—like rainforests—are highly diverse ecosystems; their destruction would lead to the extinction of a large number of species.

New report reveals plastic crisis affects on marine mammals and sea...

"While there may never be a complete account of the fate of all marine animals impacted by plastic, this report paints a grim picture."

Trump signs executive order greenlighting ‘corporate takeover of our oceans while...

Environmental groups sued the EPA over the move, which they condemned as a "free pass for polluters."

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How employers are trying to thwart a wave of union drives

“Fear is a great motivator. That’s exactly how they operate.”

The Arctic is warming nearly 4x faster than the rest of the world: new research

"What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic."

With God on our side?

“It's not the violence of the few that scares me, it's the silence of the many.”