Blogs Oceans & Coasts

42 Years Later, Do We Suffer Green Fatigue on Earth Day?

  • Published: Apr 22nd, 2012

In short, the nation’s environmental consciousness really began to coalesce in 1970, focusing Americans’ attention.

If A Tree Falls in the Senate, Will Anyone Hear Sea Rise?

  • Published: Apr 20th, 2012

At Thursday's Senate hearing, it was made painfully clear that climate change isn’t high on the legislative agenda

Forget the Warm Winter: Let’s Talk About the Cold

  • Published: Apr 16th, 2012

If next March is unusually cold, we’re going to have stories explaining how it's also consistent with climate change.

Perpetual Ocean: High-Def View of Surface Currents

  • Published: Mar 28th, 2012

A high-definition NASA animation illustrating ocean surface currents around the world from June 2005 through December 2007.

Miami Herald: Rising Sea Levels Imperil Our State

  • Published: Mar 23rd, 2012

Rising seas, dense coastal populations, porous bedrock, and tropical storms put more at risk to sea level rise in Florida than any other state by far.

Image of the Day: This Gecko Isn’t Selling Insurance

  • Published: Mar 21st, 2012

Conservationists fear some rare species in the Seychelles are at risk due to climate change-related impacts on their habitat

Image of the Day: Greenland Ice Sheet Melting Faster

  • Published: Mar 18th, 2012

A new estimate lowers the amount of heat necessary, and thus the time needed, to melt the Greenland ice sheet

Image of the Day: Location, Location, Location

  • Published: Mar 11th, 2012

Kiribati's leaders are considering plans to relocate its population to Fiji amid climate change fears.