Despite all the benefits that clean water and healthy beaches provide coastal communities across the county, coastal water quality continues to be threatened by discharges of stormwater and sewage.
In a span of just over three weeks, more than 47 tons of plastic waste were removed from America’s largest protected marine reserve, sometimes directly
Marine scientists say they have found what they believe to be as many as 25,000 barrels possibly containing DDT dumped off the southern California coast near Catalina Island, where a massive underwater toxic waste site dating back to the …
Earlier this month, the Japanese government announced plans to discharge 1m tonnes of radioactive wastewater accruing since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011 into the Pacific Ocean.
Joe Biden has called upon the world to confront the climate crisis and “overcome the existential crisis of our time”, as he unveiled an ambitious new pledge to slash US planet-heating emissions in half by the end of the …
Bacteria are helping corals in lab tests, but risks rise as treatments are applied in the wild.
Boarded up bungalow destroyed by Hurricane Sandy on Beach 43rd Street in the Edgemere neighborhood of Far Rockaway, Queens, on 6 April 2021. Photograph: Krisanne Johnson/The Guardian
Kimberly White Smalls needed her coastal home rebuilt, but like other Black …
Crevasses formed on the Muldrow Glacier from the pressure of surging ice. National Park Service
The Muldrow Glacier, on the north side of Denali in Alaska, is undergoing a rare surge. In the past few months the 39-mile-long river …
Japan has announced it will release more than 1m tonnes of contaminated water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea…