#Marine life

  • Article: Endangered Whales Are Being Killed by Fishing Gear. New Technology Could Change That.

    Endangered Whales Are Being Killed by Fishing Gear. New Technology Could Change That.

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 8, 2019

    There are only about 400 North Atlantic right whales left in the world. Read more

  • Article: Heroic Volunteers in Brazil Are Cleaning Up a Massive and Mysterious Oil Spill

    Heroic Volunteers in Brazil Are Cleaning Up a Massive and Mysterious Oil Spill

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 22, 2019

    “People in the north-east are cleaning the oil from the coast with their own hands.” Read more

  • Article: The Ocean Cleanup Device in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Finally Working

    The Ocean Cleanup Device in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Finally Working

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 8, 2019

    “This now gives us sufficient confidence in the general concept to keep going on this project.” Read more

  • Article: The UN Wants Companies to Stop Ruining the Ocean

    The UN Wants Companies to Stop Ruining the Ocean

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 2, 2019

    The UN Global Compact is trying to tie corporate success to the health of the oceans. Read more

  • Article: 23 Million Pounds of Plastic Removed From Beaches in Unprecedented Cleanup

    23 Million Pounds of Plastic Removed From Beaches in Unprecedented Cleanup

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 4, 2019

    “We are seeing this organic groundswell of global concern, awareness, and outrage.” Read more

  • Article: Wind Currents Are Carrying Microplastics All the Way to the Arctic

    Wind Currents Are Carrying Microplastics All the Way to the Arctic

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 15, 2019

    Researchers think that breathing in microplastics could penetrate deep into the lungs. Read more

  • Feature: There's More Hope for Coral Reefs Than Previously Thought: Report

    There's More Hope for Coral Reefs Than Previously Thought: Report

    By Erica SanchezJoe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|July 2, 2019

    Coral reefs could adapt and thrive in the era of climate change. Read more

  • Article: She's Seen Coral Reefs Turn to Graveyards. Now She's Fighting to Save the Oceans.

    She's Seen Coral Reefs Turn to Graveyards. Now She's Fighting to Save the Oceans.

    By Joe McCarthy|June 6, 2019

    The Seychelles is on the frontlines of climate change. Read more