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Ongoing development along Rhode Island’s shoreline pushes Native people out while sea-level rise threatens to drown important cultural areas
The biblical phrase “You reap what you sow” tastes like ashes grinding between the teeth this year as beloved Florida manatees die of starvation at record sickening levels.
Heidi Ricci is director of Policy and Advocacy, and Joan Walsh is the Bertrand Chair of Natural History and Field Ornithology, for Mass Audubon in Lincoln. Garry George is the clean energy director for the National Audubon Society in Washington, D.C.
OPINION: As we await a landmark decision from the Supreme Court on whether a proposed seabed mining operation can proceed in the South Taranaki Bight, it’s time to set a few things straight that have been said about this experimental and destructive industry.
Environmental groups urged the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) on Tuesday to establish a year-round speed limit for ships in areas of the Gulf of Mexico, home to one of the most endangered whales worldwide, to prevent deadly collisions.
Several environmental groups have asked Gov. Ron DeSantis to declare a state of emergency for communities impacted by what appears to be a growing toxic blue-green algae outbreak in the Lake Okeechobee system and a red tide in the Gulf of Mexico.
The new Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement signed that day laid out 10 broad goals and 31 outcomes, many to be achieved by 2025 or even earlier.
Burkhart's experience is commonplace and a reminder of the decadeslong struggle to address the recurring sewage spills from Tijuana that pollute the shoreline of San Diego County's South Bay region.
Call for clean water, justice and jobs in environmental justice communities like Camden, Chester, Philadelphia and Wilmington
A three-year £2.3m study is investigating the effects that chemical pollutants from coastal landfill sites may be having on the health and survival of UK sea birds.
The Hawaiʻi Legislature passed House Bill 553, which prohibits intentionally capturing, entangling or killing a shark in state marine waters.
The Florida wildlife commission has identified a new menace to the marine environment: volunteers who protect sea turtle nests.
There is some cause for cautious optimism for the southern resident killer whales that frequent Puget Sound
Up and down the Sunshine State, manatees, the gentle giants of the inland waterways, are dying en masse.
Sample finds toxins 55 times higher than health advisory limit
Crews from EarthBalance, a Florida-based company, began hand-planting the first of about 500,000 pieces of vegetation Thursday on new dunes created in the recently completed $31.6 million Emerald Isle beach nourishment project.
The historic confirmation of U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Deb Haaland certainly brings new perspective to this critical department. One of her first tasks should be an examination of a significantly weakened law that has protected this nation’s storm-buffering, natural infrastructure for decades.
Despite the strong conservation value of these events -- not just in public education but in the tens of thousands of hatched turtles released to the ocean -- the national seashore's Sea Turtle Science and Recovery Program itself is endangered.
Three more dead gray whales were found washed up in San Francisco Bay over the last week, adding to the total of dead beached whales this year, according to the Marine Mammal Center.
Few institutions have a closer connection to coastal policy than UC Santa Barbara, perched as it is upon the bluffs at Campus Point.
A mangrove preservation project along Colombia’s Caribbean coast is using a more comprehensive method to calculate how much carbon is stored in coastal and marine ecosystems, potentially boosting global efforts to conserve so-called blue carbon.
There’s a fresh nature-based carbon project in town, and she’s getting attention from corporations with ambitious net-zero goals. Her name? Mangroves, a type of tree species and coastal forest ecosystem native to the tropics and subtropics.
Eric Schwaab, who current serves as the Senior Vice President of Ecosystems and Oceans at Environmental Defense Fund, says there are solutions to the ocean challenges we’ve created.