#Marine animals

  • Article: June Was So Hot, Mussels Cooked to Death in Their Shells

    June Was So Hot, Mussels Cooked to Death in Their Shells

    By Sushmita Roy|July 2, 2019

    Last month was the hottest month ever recorded on Earth, affecting vulnerable people worldwide. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Could Cause Sea Creatures to Go Blind

    Climate Change Could Cause Sea Creatures to Go Blind

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 22, 2019

    Octopus larvae placed in reduced oxygen environments for 30 minutes nearly lost their eyesight. Read more

  • Article: Plastic Waste Is Threatening Ocean Bacteria That Produce 10% of the World's Oxygen

    Plastic Waste Is Threatening Ocean Bacteria That Produce 10% of the World's Oxygen

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 15, 2019

    "One in every 10 breaths of oxygen you breathe in is thanks to these little guys.” Read more

  • Article: Parts of the Ocean Have 40% Less Oxygen Than 50 Years Ago: Report

    Parts of the Ocean Have 40% Less Oxygen Than 50 Years Ago: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 25, 2019

    Even a slight decline in oxygen is catastrophic. Read more

  • Article: Sea Turtle Populations Soared by 980% After Legal Protections: Report

    Sea Turtle Populations Soared by 980% After Legal Protections: Report

    By Carmen SingerErica Sanchez  and  Joe McCarthy|Feb. 11, 2019

    "We should celebrate the act's track record of reducing harms." Read more

  • Article: Every Marine Animal Studied in This Report Contained Microplastics

    Every Marine Animal Studied in This Report Contained Microplastics

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 31, 2019

    “The ocean is a soup of microplastics and it’s only going to get worse.” Read more

  • Article: 5 Marine Animals Will Go Extinct If We Don't Act Now

    5 Marine Animals Will Go Extinct If We Don't Act Now

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 12, 2018

    From Narwhal whales to green sea turtles, countless marine animals are in trouble. Read more

  • Article: Dolphins Are Having Trouble Speaking Because of Extreme Noise Pollution

    Dolphins Are Having Trouble Speaking Because of Extreme Noise Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 26, 2018

    “Nobody wants to live in a noisy neighborhood.” Read more