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Sea Sickness (or the Story of a Sick Sea)

Peter Neill | Posted 09.08.2015 | Green
Peter Neill

The world ocean is a sick sea. The symptoms are no longer deniable; the evidence mounts daily in nauseating waves of reported spills and leaks, dying reefs, depleted fisheries, and vast areas so oxygen-deprived that nothing lives. I keep looking for the good news.

Mystery Shrouds U.S. Couple's Crash Off Jamaica

AP | DAVID MCFADDEN and JOAN LOWY | Posted 11.06.2014 | World

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Rescue crews searching off Jamaica's coast on Saturday said they could no longer see debris spotted earlier, stymieing effo...

What Is Hypoxia?

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living

Hypoxia, a condition where low amounts of oxygen in the body's tissues can quickly lead to organ damage, loss of consciousness and ultimately death, i...

Developer CEO Larry Glazer Dies In Plane Crash Near Jamaica

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock & Andy Campbell | Posted 09.07.2014 | Crime

The Rochester-based real estate mogul who died in a plane crash Friday was known in his community as an innovator who reinvigorated the city's develop...

Increasing Pollution, Dwindling Options

Donald Carr | Posted 11.19.2012 | Green
Donald Carr

Industrial agriculture, not manufacturing, gas drilling or mining, is the largest contributor to America's water pollution problem.

Stealth Fighter Jet Chokes Another Pilot

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Air National Guard said Tuesday one of its pilots briefly experienced an oxygen deficit while flying an F-22 stealth figh...

Defense Chief Restricts Flights Of Stealth Fighter That's Been Choking Pilots

Wired | Spencer Ackerman | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

For five years, America’s most expensive fighter jets have been poisoning their pilots and crew. On Tuesday, the Defense Secretary finally stepped i...

Japanese Workers and Children Overexposed to Radiation

Alexia Parks | Posted 07.02.2011 | Home
Alexia Parks

While the world news media has shifted its attention elsewhere, tragedy continues to unfold at Tokyo Electric Power's crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear...

Dead Zones, Now in More Frightening Detail!

Peter Hanlon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Hanlon

2011-03-10-hypoxia.jpg A new interactive map of oceanic dead zones charts hundreds of areas across the globe where sewage and fertilizer runoff have created areas virtually uninhabitable for most marine life.

Weathering the Oil Spill: Tar Balls, Streamers, and Eddies

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Today's oil spill news is dominated by Obama's Oval Office speech, but the highlight for me was a quiet update by the head of NOAA yesterday.

Water: The Circle Game or Up the Down Staircase

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with've all heard about peak oil, but is there such a thing as peak water? The concept of peak production in a res...

The Dead Zone Diet

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

Steak or salmon? Enjoy your dithering while you can, folks. It's Agribiz vs. Aquabiz, and at the moment, the farmers are beating the waders off of the fishermen.