February 8, 2022 By Maya Wei-Hass National Geographic
A scientific instrument that collapsed in the deep sea allowed scientists to make one of the most precise calculations yet for the abyss known as Challenger Deep.
October 31, 2021 By Sandi Doughton The Seattle Times
That seed of an idea more than a decade ago helped inspire an ambitious new initiative to figure out why kelp is vanishing throughout much of Puget Sound, and to reverse the trend. Bringing together tribes, citizen scientists, environmental agencies, university researchers and advocates, it is the type of collaboration that’s often sought but rarely achieved
June 23, 2021 By Max G. Levy Wired
Scale markings reveal that this weird fish’s lifespan is double what scientists first estimated. That also means they’re closer to extinction than we thought.
June 14, 2021 By Elizabeth Kolbert The New Yorker
We’ve barely explored the darkest realm of the ocean. With rare-metal mining on the rise, we’re already destroying it.
May 25, 2021 By Lauren Sommer NPR
The Biden administration plans to open the California coast to offshore wind development, ending a long-running stalemate with the Department of Defense that has been the biggest barrier to building wind power along the Pacific Coast.