We have much to do to improve our understanding of the amount and fate of plastics at the Earth’s surface.
The rising carbon dioxide content of Earth’s atmosphere will take an increasing toll on the shellfish and corals of the seas.
For Right Whales, the situation is dire, and extinction is the moral equivalent of murder
Pores and cracks in the rocks host microbial activity that feeds on hydrogen generated by volcanic activity,
Tide gages show rising seas along nearly all of the East Coast, despite the efforts of some politicians to ignore it
Changes in the currents in the world’s oceans are known to have affected climate in the past, and are likely to affect climate in the future
Open water swimming in Bogue Sound has led to a more wholehearted appreciation for my coastal surroundings and community. When Hurricane Florence flushed debris and polluted waters into the sound this September, cutting our swim season short, it hurt to see the aftermath.
A recent publication by Duke Marine Lab affiliates reveals trends in coastal habitat restoration research and suggests ways this research field can move forward towards effective conservation.