October 26, 2020 By John F. Kerry The New York Times
Twenty-four countries and the E.U. have agreed to create three marine parks, which would ban fishing and other industrial activity. But to become a reality, China must also agree.
September 25, 2020 By Nishan Degnarain Forbes
At UN Climate Week this week, calls have increased for shipping to urgently ditch fossil fuels to meet the planet’s climate goals.
August 14, 2020 By Steve H.D. Haddock and C. Anela Choy The New York Times
The growing push to mine the seabed threatens the vast and rich ecosystem between the surface and the seafloor.
July 31, 2020 By Eric M. Keen Scientific American
Dinosaurs were big, but these are the largest animals in the history of the planet—and we’re just beginning to understand the reasons for their size.
July 28, 2020 By Suzanne OConnell The Conversation
July 30 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Marie Tharp, a geologist and oceanographer who created maps that changed the way people imagine two-thirds of the world. Beginning in 1957, Tharp and her research partner, Bruce Heezen, began publishing the first comprehensive maps that showed the main features of the ocean bottom – mountains, valleys and trenches.