#Ocean

  • Article: This 11-Year-Old Activist Has Picked Up More Than 100,000 Pieces of Plastic

    This 11-Year-Old Activist Has Picked Up More Than 100,000 Pieces of Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|June 17, 2020

    Lilly Platt, in the Netherlands, wants everyone to cultivate their “green heart.” Read more

  • Article: Oceans Face 'Utterly, Profoundly Destabilizing' Threats, Says Environmentalist Bill McKibben

    Oceans Face 'Utterly, Profoundly Destabilizing' Threats, Says Environmentalist Bill McKibben

    By Joe McCarthy|June 10, 2020

    “You can’t have a working planet without a working ocean.” Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Pandemic Provides Opportunity to Protect Oceans: Report

    COVID-19 Pandemic Provides Opportunity to Protect Oceans: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|May 14, 2020

    From fishing to shipping, countries can re-examine their marine identities. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Discover High Concentration of Microplastic on Ocean Floor

    Scientists Discover High Concentration of Microplastic on Ocean Floor

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|May 4, 2020

    Researchers found 1.9 million pieces of microplastic on the Mediterranean seafloor. Read more

  • Article: Warm Ocean Water Is Melting Greenland’s Ice From Below

    Warm Ocean Water Is Melting Greenland’s Ice From Below

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 5, 2020

    Massive “ice tongues” are to blame. Read more

  • Feature: The 10 Biggest Environmental Wins of 2019

    The 10 Biggest Environmental Wins of 2019

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Dec. 16, 2019

    “The point of no return is no longer over the horizon. It is in sight and is hurtling toward us.” Read more

  • Article: Scientists Are 3D-Printing Coral Reefs to Prevent Extinction

    Scientists Are 3D-Printing Coral Reefs to Prevent Extinction

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 18, 2019

    The structures allow coral reefs to rehabilitate. 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