Sophie Dove, from the University of Queensland in St. Lucia, has spent the past couple of years crafting an experiment to see what will happen to coral reefs as the ocean absorbs ever more of the carbon dioxide and heat we’ve added to our planet’s thin skin.
The so-called “Frankenfish” resolution cleared the Senate Resources Committee on Friday, its last stop before a vote on the Senate floor.
A research team says it has some new answers. The study confirms that what we’re seeing now is unprecedented
The Naval Academy says five midshipmen are heading to northern Alaska to study changing sea ice levels.
Legislation proposing sea-otter bounties will get its first hearing next week. It’s already drawing opposition from environmental groups and the federal marine mammal protection agency.
It may still be winter, but it’s not too early to start thinking about bears in Juneau.
With President Obama naming Ernest Moniz to be the nation’s next energy secretary, he continued a relatively recent trend of putting scientists atop a part of the federal bureaucracy once overseen by political types.
The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. has upheld the listing of polar bears as threatened.
Last year, chinook salmon runs were so weak that the Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers, along with Cook Inlet, were designated federal disaster zones. Now, a group of legislators from those regions want to create a permanent endowment that would fund research on the fish.
Scientists from Colombia believe they have pinpointed the origin of the giant meteor that smashed into a remote region of Russia earlier this month, injuring more than 1,000 people.