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Deep Sea Drilling

World Ocean Council and the Future of the Arctic

Peter Neill | Posted 06.14.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

The sea connects all things, and thus it can be viewed through the prism of almost any time, place, or subject. These latter come in "waves," usually ...

The End of Appeasement Politics; Bernie Sanders

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.19.2016 | Green
Jerry Cope

As the primary process moves toward a welcome conclusion, the fault lines within the democratic party are now registering on the Richter scale. The pa...

An Interview with World Renowned Oceanographer - Walter Munk

Max Guinn | Posted 04.26.2016 | Science
Max Guinn

January 31, 2016. Max Guinn and Walter Munk, at Munk's home in La Jolla, California. Credit: S. Guinn Ask my generation--I am 15--to identify its her...

The Danger of Hillary Clinton: She Is Not the 'Safer' Candidate

John Sanbonmatsu | Posted 03.04.2016 | Politics
John Sanbonmatsu

In an election year that finds both the left and right clamoring for political change, then, it seems suicidal for the Democrats to be putting forward a candidate who is as much a creature of the establishment as Hillary Rodham Clinton is.

Rescue for the Global Ocean (Part 3)

Peter Neill | Posted 09.21.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

Our series on the new Global Ocean Commission report, From Decline to Recovery: A Rescue Package for the Global Ocean, continues this week, addressing...

Major Oil Company Warns Of Potential Deep Sea Leaks

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | Green

By Stephen Eisenhammer, Oleg Vukmanovic and Muriel Boselli LONDON/PARIS, Sept 5 (Reuters) - A corrosive drilling fluid that triggered...

Research Vessel Bores World's Deepest Hole

Posted 09.06.2012 | Science

By: OurAmazingPlanet Staff Published: 09/06/2012 02:05 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet A Japanese drilling vessel has set a record by drilling more t...

Ignorance and Greed Compete for Primacy: The Slick Politics of Oil Spills

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

In the world of aviation, if a systemic flaw is found in the design of an aircraft, the entire fleet is grounded. As any responsible leader would, President Obama prudently halted deep water drilling for six months.