October 18, 2021 By Jeff Kart Forbes
There are about 20 million waste pickers around the globe, responsible for 60% of the world’s recycling, including plastic that would otherwise end up in the oceans if not for these informal workers.
October 4, 2021 By Hannah Fry, Richard Winton, et al. LA Times
The Coast Guard is investigating whether a large commercial ship set anchor in the wrong location, damaging an oil pipeline and causing the massive Orange County oil spill, an official familiar with the investigation told The Times Monday.
August 5, 2021 By Heather Murphy The New York Times
A slowdown in the network, which influences weather far and wide, could spell trouble. “We’re poking a beast,” one expert said. “But we don’t really know the reaction we’ll cause.”
July 21, 2021 King 5 This is the longest absence of a “resident” pod from the Salish Sea since the Orca Survey began in 1976.
July 16, 2021 By Jacey Fortin The New York Times
Scientists say it’s less like a wobble and more like a slow, predictable cycle. And while the phenomenon will contribute to rising tides caused by climate change, it is just one of many factors.