#Marine ecosystems

  • Article: A Devastating Drought in South America Was Caused by an Unusual Wave Halfway Around the World
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    A Devastating Drought in South America Was Caused by an Unusual Wave Halfway Around the World

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 9, 2019

    But new research could help countries better future droughts. Read more

  • Article: Baby Dolphin in Florida Found Dead With Stomach Full of Plastic Trash
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    Baby Dolphin in Florida Found Dead With Stomach Full of Plastic Trash

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|May 1, 2019

    Plastic pollution is killing marine animals at alarming rates. Read more

  • Article: Guatemala Is Using 'Bio-Fences' to Curb Plastic Pollution
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    Guatemala Is Using 'Bio-Fences' to Curb Plastic Pollution

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Nov. 13, 2018

    The country is cleaning up a major river and involving communities in the process. Read more

  • Article: 87% of the World’s Oceans Are Dying: Report
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    87% of the World’s Oceans Are Dying: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 26, 2018

    Reversing this decline will be difficult. Read more

  • Article: Thailand Shuts Down 'Leonardo DiCaprio' Beach After It Gets Trashed by Tourists
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    Thailand Shuts Down 'Leonardo DiCaprio' Beach After It Gets Trashed by Tourists

    By Joe McCarthy|June 4, 2018

    Mass tourism has nearly destroyed the bay's coral reefs. Read more

  • Article: High CO2 Levels in Water Can 'Dissolve' Starfish, Scientists Say
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    High CO2 Levels in Water Can 'Dissolve' Starfish, Scientists Say

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 19, 2018

    CO2 “pulses” could have a potentially devastating effect on ecosystems, according to new research. Read more

  • Article: Mystical Northwest sea passage to become cruise ship route
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    Mystical Northwest sea passage to become cruise ship route

    By Meghan Werft|March 30, 2016

    Unicorns aren’t the only discovery of the week. Read more