Oceans

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The Chelan Butte fire encroaches on homes in coastal Washington state. (Photo: Ben Brooks/cc/flickr)
Americans in many cases have been slow to acknowledge the real threats posed by global warming. But two new studies out Monday found that people living throughout the United States could soon see their communities forever altered by higher seas and raging forest fires. While the United States has lagged in taking dramatic action to reduce...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The Great Barrier Reef may be at a "terminal" point after being hit with...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
In a move praised by conservation groups, the Obama administration on Friday...