All Articles on Oceans

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To Prevent 'Major Extinction Crisis,' Scientist Call for Designating Half of Planet as Protected Areas by 2050
They propose protecting 30 percent by 2030, and 50 percent by 2050
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As Florence Threatens 'Catastrophic' Destruction, A Reminder That North Carolina Passed Law Mandating Climate Warnings Be Ignored
State legislators passed an anti-science law after a 2010 report warned global warming would cause devastating sea-level rise. Now, as a hurricane makes landfall, local experts demand policy change and urgent action
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A Letter to My Child on a Changing Planet
Lots of big stuff is at stake as the climate changes. But so are everyday pleasures we take for granted — like hikes in the woods, days on the beach, and lazy summer days.
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As World Busts Heat Records, Study Warns Global Warming Could Be Twice as Bad Climate Models Project
"The carbon budget to avoid 2°C of global warming may be far smaller than estimated."
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New Study Warns of Deepwater Horizon Disaster Long-Lasting Impact on Marine Life's "Building Blocks"
"At the sites closest to the spill, biodiversity was flattened," says the lead author
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'Trump-Caliber' Deal: Reports Detail Coastal Threat and Budget Nightmare of Trudeau's Trans Mountain Purchase
"Canada is weakening its finances by taking on unlimited costs to buy an unneeded pipeline with an uncertain future and giving an unusual profit to a U.S. company."
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'Unconscionable' and 'Shocking': Trump's Head of NOAA Proposes Axing 'Climate' and Conservation From Agency's Mission
"Redefining NOAA's mission is a serious threat to the breadth of science, services, and stewardship that NOAA provides," one scientist responded
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Affirming Belief That Waters Are for Drilling and Pillaging, Trump Erases Ocean Protection Policy
New executive order revokes Obama-era policy put in place following Deepwater Horizon.
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Study Shows 300,000 US Homes at Risk, $1 Trillion Price Tag as Rising Seas Trigger Chronic Flooding
Damage to homes in coastal areas could set off a domino effect—eroding property values, weakening tax bases, and affecting schools and infrastructure
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Embracing Extreme 'Go-It-Alone' Agenda, Anti-Science Trump to Skip Climate Portion of G7 Summit
"Trump is the only world leader at the G7 who fails to grasp the basic science, and the urgent threat, of the climate crisis."
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