Subduction and volcanic emissions compose a long-term, slow cycle for carbon and these elements.
Most of the oil in the sea comes from human activities near the coast.
If Greenland were to melt completely, sea level would rise by about 7 meters (21 feet) flooding most coastal areas worldwide
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