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The photographer Giacomo d’Orlando has documented efforts to save this delicate marine ecosystem
Massachusetts needs to shift from an era of statewide planning for climate policy to the key details of implementing it, according to a new report from the state's top climate official, which includes sweeping recommendations to accelerate the state's progress toward its emissions reduction goals.
BP, Shell and Hilcorp oil companies have asked U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Jr. to block the start of a state court lawsuit filed by Cameron Parish seeking compensation for coastal damages, arguing that parish jurors are likely to be swayed by the $7 billion being sought.
A decade ago, Dave Doebler and Dara Schoenwald began bringing people together to remove trash along Miami's waterways.
Public comment on the proposed Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary ended this week. But the biggest question remains about this proposed sanctuary that would provide protection for coastal waters from our Monterey Bay sanctuary down to the Channel Islands.
The beauty and wonder of the natural world is what keeps these scientists fighting to protect it. But a culture of suppression and self-censorship has meant that speaking out comes at a cost.
Thirty-one years ago, I helped lead the citizen campaign to establish Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary to get permanent protection from offshore oil.
As climate change brings rising seas, more extreme storms, and increased flooding, coastal communities need to act—or risk disappearing, a new book says
Protecting our coasts from sea level rise is increasingly urgent, especially for densely populated coastal communities such as Southern California’s.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — For Texas couple, Jay and Chrissy Kleberg, their version of long romantic walks on the beach turned into a 20-day journey ending in the Coastal Bend.
There is a new book that is the topic of a lot of discussion across the San Mateo County coast.
In the spiritual tradition of the Chumash people, it's revered as the "Western Gate"—a portal through which the souls of the dead enter paradise.
For Kristján Loftsson, the 80-year-old who is more or less singlehandedly keeping the fin whale hunt alive, comparisons with Moby-Dick’s obsessive hero Ahab are ‘an honour’. Will opposition to the dying industry finally catch up with him?
The need for a new environmental movement in Florida is not just a talking point; it is an urgent necessity. The adverse effects of climate change are no longer distant threats but daily realities for Floridians.
Discover how and where Planet Earth III - Coasts was filmed and discover why "the natural world is still full of surprises"
SCIENTISTS have long been closely tracking developments in Antarctica, the world's only continent that is almost entirely blanketed in ice. The monitoring is critical because what happens in Antarctica impacts the entire planet.
A bipartisan coalition of four Gulf Coast governors are calling on the Biden Administration to reconsider restrictions protecting a critically endangered and elusive whale species.
100-year floods are supposed to happen — well, once every 100 years. That’s no longer the case.
A new survey shows that coastal Oregon’s recreational industry joins more conventional, store-front businesses in believing the state’s Marine Reserves do not negatively impact their bottom lines, continuing a vast shift in what businesses feared just before the first reserves were established more than a decade ago.
A coalition of 45 nations has announced a pledge to raise $12 billion to help protect and preserve coral reefs around the world.
Extreme ocean changes due to climate change are not an abstract or future scenario. This summer alone, 23 per cent of the world’s oceans experienced a heat wave, corresponding to an area roughly equivalent to the entire Atlantic Ocean.
The Oil Belt will join the Rust Belt in the economically withered parts of America. Throwing money at protecting it makes no sense.