Written by Madeline Van Tassel | November 1st, 2013
Written by Megan Sheehan | August 21st, 2013
We’ve got climate change updates, nasty plastic news, showers of poison and more in today’s green news.
- IPCC is near certain that climate change is caused by humans. (The New York Times)
- A poison shower to kill rodents on an island could help rare seabirds recover, say the Feds. (Huffington Post)
- Fukushima is leaking 80,000 gallons of contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean every day. (NPR)
- More dolphin deaths are found off the coast of Virginia, with little evidence as to why they’re dying. (Washington Post)
- Rare sea turtles are eating plastic at a record rate. (MNN)
Written by Megan Sheehan | January 3rd, 2013
Written by Megan Sheehan | May 9th, 2012
Written by Stephanie Wear | February 6th, 2012
Stephanie Wear, director of coral reef conservation, is spending a week in Palau, visiting with locals and learning about what makes their reefs so resilient.
Written by Mike Beck | March 16th, 2011
The lead scientist for our Global Marine Team was there as the surge arrived in Santa Cruz. It was supposed to be 40 minutes of small waves. He explains why boats were still being tossed more than 6 hours later.
Written by Nicole Levins | March 14th, 2011
Written by Nicole Levins | November 1st, 2010
Written by Kerry Crisley | October 19th, 2010
Countries around the world are falling far behind on their promises to protect our oceans. A new book urges action, and offers some creative solutions.
Written by Alison Green | March 13th, 2009
(Editor’s note: Alison Green, senior marine biologist at The Nature Conservancy, has just finished two weeks diving and exploring Palmyra Atoll as part of the first marine assessment of the atoll. Read all her posts from Palmyra on Cool Green Science…and learn more about the expedition.) Our excellent adventure at Palmyra Atoll is now over, […]