#Ocean

  • Article: Baby Coral Declined by 89% Across the Great Barrier Reef
    Environment

    Baby Coral Declined by 89% Across the Great Barrier Reef

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 4, 2019

    But scientists say the surviving coral could be more resilient than ever. Read more

  • Article: Whale Found With 88 Pounds of Plastic in Stomach Shows Urgency of Zero Waste Movement
    Environment

    Whale Found With 88 Pounds of Plastic in Stomach Shows Urgency of Zero Waste Movement

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 18, 2019

    Only China and Indonesia dump more plastic into the oceans than the Philippines. Read more

  • Feature: One of the World's Last Pristine Marine Environments Is in Danger
    FeatureEnvironment

    One of the World's Last Pristine Marine Environments Is in Danger

    By Olivia KestinJoe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 13, 2019

    Eighty-five percent of the species found in the bight are found nowhere else in the world. Read more

  • Article: A Plastic-Eating Robot Shark Was Just Deployed off the UK Coast
    Environment

    A Plastic-Eating Robot Shark Was Just Deployed off the UK Coast

    By Joe McCarthy|March 4, 2019

    The shark can gather 15.6 tons of waste per year. Read more

  • Article: Every Animal Pulled From the Deepest Part of the Ocean Had Plastic in Its Gut
    Environment

    Every Animal Pulled From the Deepest Part of the Ocean Had Plastic in Its Gut

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 28, 2019

    “What you put in the trench stays in the trench.” Read more

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

    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
    Environment

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

    By Carmen SingerJoe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 11, 2019

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

  • Article: Rapidly Warming Oceans Could Deprive Billions of Food
    Food & Hunger

    Rapidly Warming Oceans Could Deprive Billions of Food

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 11, 2019

    Rapid intervention has to be taken to safeguard the oceans. Read more