Saildrones redeployed
August 22, 2019

Despite a run-in with an iceberg and the world’s worst sailing conditions, Saildrone 1020 successfully completed its 13,670-nautical-mile journey around Antarctica, and indicated that parts of the Southern Ocean emit carbon dioxide in winter.

Avery Resor and Catherine O'Hare standing on a small boat and checking lines of seaweed pulled up from the water.
July 29, 2019

Looking for a sustainable alternative to harvesting wild seaweed, a small California company partnered with a commercial oyster grower to test-farm native seaweeds. The crop reduced pollution and buffered local ocean acidification.

August 16, 2018

Unusually persistent harmful algal blooms have plagued fresh and salt water environments in southern Florida during the summer 2018. 

November 8, 2017

Southern Florida experienced its highest tides of the year over the last couple of months leading to coastal flooding. 

March 30, 2017

On the heels of 2016's devastating mass bleaching event at Australia's Great Barrier Reef, tourists and park managers are reporting thermal stress and mass bleaching again in early 2017.

January 23, 2017

New research links warm ocean conditions in the North Pacific to the elevated levels of a natural toxin in shellfish along the U.S. West Coast.

Boiled Lobster Plate
October 6, 2016

For New Englanders, the saying “as American as apple pie” may as well be “as New England as lobster.” But warming sea surface temperatures from climate change are forcing populations of the American lobster to higher latitudes than ever before—and upending fishing communities on the New England coast.

 

September 16, 2016

The Northwest Passage across the Canadian Arctic opened once again in 2016 as sea ice reached its second lowest extent on record.

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