Conservationists failed to win new protections for threatened sharks in the Atlantic Ocean at the annual meeting of a major international fisheries commission, but they hope to make significant progress over the next few years.
Radioactivity is persisting in the ocean waters close to Japan’s ruined nuclear power plant at Fukushima Daiichi.
One of the largest oil spills in history continues to generate record sums of money for scientific research and environmental restoration.
For most of the past two decades, the NASA and European Topex/Poseidon, Jason-1 and Jason-2 satellites have tracked the gradual rise of the world’s ocean in response to global warming.
“Who in his wildest dreams could have imagined that, beneath the crust of our Earth, there could exist a real ocean…a sea that has given shelter to species unknown?”
[ April 22, 2013 to April 24, 2013. ] Global Ocean Business Community to Meet 22-24 April 2013 in Washington DC
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Congress returned to Washington this week for a lame-duck session that will set the tone for whether the President and Congress can work together.
At least one-third of the species that inhabit the world’s oceans may remain completely unknown to science.
Deep Earth Academy, the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP), and the Consortium for Ocean Leadership are pleased to announce the 2013 School of Rock Expedition for Earth and Ocean Science Educators aboard the incredible143m JOIDES Resolution, a platform outfitted for state-of-the-art scientific exploration and education.