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Ocean Warming

Dr. Chad Nelsen on Saving the Nation's Beaches: "We Love These Places"

Pierce Nahigyan | Posted 02.16.2016 | Green
Pierce Nahigyan

The Foundation's goal of protecting 100 percent of the nation's coastlines has grown beyond a California dream.

Ocean Acidification Is Bad, and It's Getting Worse

Pierce Nahigyan | Posted 01.12.2016 | Green
Pierce Nahigyan

More than 97 percent of climate scientists tell us that adding greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide and methane to the atmosphere is changing our clim...

Dr. Sylvia Earle: 'We're Literally Destroying The Systems That Keep Us Alive'

Pierce Nahigyan | Posted 01.21.2016 | Green
Pierce Nahigyan

"You've got 10 minutes," said the President of Mission Blue. She guided me to Dr. Earle (known as "Her Deepness" at the New York Times), who smiled a...

What Is COP21 and Why Does it Matter?

Pierce Nahigyan | Posted 11.30.2015 | Green
Pierce Nahigyan

"COP21" is shorthand for "Conference of the Parties 21," which tells you absolutely nothing. You could call it the "2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference," but that gives you little more than a vague outline of what it is.

Blue Vision: Find Your Inner Fish

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 06.29.2015 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The dying seas are an economic issue as well as a survival issue, and the corporate leaders of Legal Sea Foods and Taylor Shellfish of Washington will be speaking at the summit about preserving our fish stocks.

Unprecedented Sea Lion Strandings Linked To Warmer Pacific

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2015 | Green

By Mary Papenfuss SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 18 (Reuters) - The strandings of a record number of sea lion pups along the California coast this...

Oceans Face 'Deadly Trio' Of Threats

Reuters | Posted 12.03.2013 | Green

By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO, Oct 3 (Reuters) - The world's oceans are under greater threat than previously believe...

Waiting for Our Best Selves: Our 90 Percent Problem

David_Goldstein | Posted 06.03.2013 | Green

The key phrase in this particular denial myth is "surface warming" because it ignores the most significant heat-absorbing component of our biosphere: the oceans.

Warming Waters Threaten World's Largest Reef

Posted 09.26.2012 | Green

By OurAmazingPlanet Staff: The waters of Australia's Great Barrier Reef are getting warmer, satellite measurements show, which spells bad news for ...

Study: Oceans Warming For Much Longer Than Previously Thought

Posted 04.02.2012 | Green

By Joseph Castro, LiveScience Staff Writer: The world's oceans have been warming for more than 100 years, twice as long as previously believed, new...