If we want to stop more species from piling onto the list of thousands that have successfully taken over new homes, we first have to figure out where they're likely to succeed.
Articles tagged "oceans"
The average ocean wave height is going to decline, say scientists who have completed the first intensive models on the subject.
Today in Paris, a new nation was born.
The ship ran aground on January 17th, and it wasn't until March 29 that salvage teams finally were able to remove the 223-foot ship after sectioning it on the reef.
Japanese geologists have found a cache of rare earth elements buried in high concentrations in sea mud.
The country is joining the increasing ranks of high-tech fisheries to use tracking systems to help ensure its fish stocks are sustainably harvested.
The move suggests that CITES parties, including Japan and China, might actually start protecting our oceans.
Around two-third of all known shark species are being fished faster than they can recover.
Thanks to new research from NASA, we're starting to get a picture of how climate change might affect our seas.
Also expensive, on top of climate change: getting hit by an asteroid. Let me explain.
As our environment increasingly falls apart, it looks more and more likely that we're going to have to geoengineer our way out of the problem.
Making electricity is a huge pain in the ass for us humans. For the majority of our power, we have to go find coal—of which there's less and less every year—lug it to a power plant that we also had to build and then find some miserable soul to shovel…
Ever wonder what those reality TV scientists do when they're not being followed around by cameras and microphones? Real research, it turns out.
It's happened to everyone. You're walking around a coastal town using Google Maps to navigate your way from one sandy street to another. (Clearly, you're not an iPhone 5 user.) Then, maybe you head down to the beach to check out the sand castles and
Yeah, we're about I'd say, 60% done with the new movie. You do your best to try to budget a documentary. But you zig and zag so much because, if you're doing a good job, you're not on script – (laughs) there really is no script.
A new ESA mission to Jupiter has some ambitious plans to study the gas giant and three of its more interesting moons.
To the watcher’s eye, “Iceberg,” the white male orca recently sighted in waters off the coast of eastern Russia that's believed to be the first adult of its kind observed in the wild, conjures up the legendary brute of Ahab’s undoing. But all fre…
Massive oil spills like the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster last year - or the ongoing disaster "along the Niger Delta":http://articles.latimes.com/2011/aug/05/world/la-fg-nigeria-oil-20110805 - are fortunately rare. But smaller scale ocean pollution i…
Nowadays, when massive sea beasts wash ashore, humane policy is to bury the poor brutes in the sand after the marine biologists and cetologists check things out. Occasionally, of course, we'll pack the beached Krakens with TNT and blow blubber to the…