February 19, 2020 By Steven Mufson Washington Post
Facing climate change, Boston must gird itself for an era of rising water — or be inundated
February 19, 2020 By Liza Lester American Geophysical Union Blogs
The new research, being presented at the Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020 in San Diego this week, found size, not shape, matters most to efficient forward motion by blue, humpback and minke whales, but all the whales are highly efficient swimmers.
February 18, 2020 By Katherine Kornei Science Magazine
By analyzing more than 42,000 minke whale boings, scientists have found that, as background noise intensifies, the whales are losing their ability to communicate over long distances. This could limit their ability to find mates and engage in important social contact with other whales.
February 12, 2020 By Maria Temming Science News
Nearly a decade after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, computer simulations suggest that the toxic pollution extended much farther than satellite images first indicated.
February 10, 2020 By Isobel Whitcomb Hakai Magazine
Estuaries once harbored thousands of otters, and now conservationists want to extend recovery efforts to California’s largest estuary: San Francisco Bay.