#Ocean

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

    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

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

    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: Bird Feeds Its Chick Cigarette Butt in ‘Heartbreaking’ Viral Photo
    Environment

    Bird Feeds Its Chick Cigarette Butt in ‘Heartbreaking’ Viral Photo

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Erica Sanchez|July 4, 2019

    "If you smoke, please don't leave your butts behind." Read more

  • Article: Ocean Activists Remove 80,000 Pounds of Plastic Waste From Pacific Ocean
    Environment

    Ocean Activists Remove 80,000 Pounds of Plastic Waste From Pacific Ocean

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 1, 2019

    Ghost nets kill 380,000 mammals each year. Read more

  • Article: A Rare Flesh-Eating Bacteria Is Spreading Because of Climate Change
    Health

    A Rare Flesh-Eating Bacteria Is Spreading Because of Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 18, 2019

    The disease is often spread through eating raw oysters. Read more

  • Article: Boaty McBoatface Finds Missing Climate Change Link at Bottom of Ocean
    Environment

    Boaty McBoatface Finds Missing Climate Change Link at Bottom of Ocean

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 18, 2019

    The submarine was named by an open Internet poll. Read more

  • Article: UK's Canals and Rivers Could be 'Plastic-Free in a Year' if Every Visitor Takes a Bit of Rubbish Away
    Environment

    UK's Canals and Rivers Could be 'Plastic-Free in a Year' if Every Visitor Takes a Bit of Rubbish Away

    By Helen Lock|June 5, 2019

    "By taking action locally they will also be helping tackle a global issue." Read more

  • Article: The Ocean Helped Her Family Survive. Now She Wants to Protect Marine Life.
    Environment

    The Ocean Helped Her Family Survive. Now She Wants to Protect Marine Life.

    By Joe McCarthy|May 23, 2019

    Kudzi Victorino Dykman became the first female scuba instructor certified in Mozambique. Read more