Arctic Ocean

Ocean waters prevent release of ancient methane

Ocean sediments are a massive storehouse for the potent greenhouse gas methane.<p>Trapped in ocean sediments near continents lie ancient reservoirs of …

Global Warming

NASA Photos: Seashells, Sphinx or Alien Life? Here's Why If You Stare Long Enough You Can See Objects on Mars

Conspiracy site UFO Sightings Daily has already been quite busy in 2018, announcing that recent NASA photos of the surface of Mars have provided …

Aliens

Warming climate could affect life in Arctic Ocean, says new study

Climate change is transforming the Arctic Ocean in ways that could permanently alter the food chain and impact ocean species, according to a new …

Climate Change

12 Bizarre Events From The World Which Prove That We’ve Done Some Serious Damage To The Planet

<b>For decades, we have been told that climate is changing and this change will cause serious irreversible damage to the Earth's ecosystem.</b> But it seems …

Climate Change

Global Warming Stirs the Methane Monster

Photo by Jeremy Buckingham | CC BY 2.0It’s January, yet methane hydrates in the Arctic are growling like an incensed monster on a scorching hot …

Liberal View

Erosion on Mars reveals ice, moves boulders

Ice could be used as a resource for future visitors<p>When we think of Mars, we think of a dry, desolate planet. But beneath the dust of Mars lies …

Planets

If Offshore Drilling Doesn't Make Alaskans Sick, Climate Change Will

Climate change is already hitting Alaska hard, but it’s not just that coastlines are eroding and permafrost is thawing. For the people of Alaska, …

Environment

North Carolina chooses oceans over oilfields

The Trump administration’s new proposal to open the entire coastline of the lower 48 United States to oil and gas drilling, starting in 2019, is …

Opinion

The Bottom of The Ocean Has Started Sinking Under The Weight of Melting Glaciers

Jeez.<p>Decades of measurements and predictions of sea level rise could have underestimated the scale of the problem, experts warn, due to scientists …

Climate Change

Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan Will Spark an Environmental Crisis

‘This is a pristine place. Human health and environmental health are codependent. Why would you want to risk that?’<p>Laura Wood Habr has lived a block …

Environment

Trump admin ignores dangers, unveils coastal drilling plan

One of the striking things about the Trump administration’s new plan for coastal drilling is just how broad the opposition is. The <i>Washington Post</i> …

Deepwater Horizon

Climate Change in The Arctic Is So Severe, The Chemistry of Its Water Is Changing

Not good.<p>The planet's climate is incredibly complex, and scientists are still discovering the effects and consequences of a warming planet – such as …

Climate Change

Trump’s offshore drilling expansion, deregulation is deadly combo

The Trump administration is playing a dangerous game with our oceans and coastal communities. By trying to expand offshore oil drilling while …

Environment

Ocean water with zero oxygen quadrupled in volume in past 50 years

The volume of water in the world’s oceans that is totally devoid of oxygen has more than quadrupled over the last 50 years, according to a new …

Oceans

NASA map reveals a continent of two extremes -- temperature extremes

As evidenced by newly compiled NASA satellite data, North America is a continent divided -- a continent divided by temperature extremes.

Climate Change

The Bottom of the Ocean Is Sinking

The bottom of the ocean is more of a "sunken place" than it used to be.<p>In recent decades, melting ice sheets and glaciers driven by climate change …

Climate Change

White House Plans to Vastly Expand Drilling near America’s Beaches and Coasts

NEW YORK — “No coastal community—whether for people or birds—thrives in the shadow of offshore oil rigs. There are places where offshore drilling is …

Offshore Drilling

Looking for somewhere warmer than Montreal? Try the North Pole

As Montreal continues to suffer through the bitter cold of 2017’s final week, it’s hard not to contemplate life in a more temperate locale. Just …

Climate Change

Van adventures have revealed the world for Minnesota couple

First Person: Camper vans have been family’s base camp for decades of road-tripping.

Road Trips

MEEK: As 2018 dawns, let’s pause to consider positive trends

Let’s face it, we’re fixated on disaster as we head for 2018.<p>Donnie Trump will do that to you. So will his close cousin Kimmie Jong-un, the Supreme …

Italy's Eni begins drilling oil well in Alaska's Beaufort Sea: BSEE

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Italian oil producer Eni this week began drilling a new well in U.S. waters off the north coast of Alaska, becoming the first company to do so since 2015, federal regulators said on Wednesday.<p>The oil and gas firm is working from an artificial island in the Beaufort Sea about …

Oil

Microwave Sea Ice : Image of the Day

The Arctic Ocean is capped by a dynamic layer of sea ice that grows each winter and shrinks each summer, reaching its yearly minimum extent each …

Global Warming

Fantastic Adventures Near the North Pole

See photos of adventurers exploring the stunning landscapes of the Arctic Circle.<p>'Tis the season for cold-weather exploration, and there's no better place to find it than near the North Pole. The actual pole falls in the middle of the Arctic Ocean, but there's plenty to discovery just hundreds of …

List-Worthy

Plastic found in mussels from Arctic to China - enters human food

OSLO (Reuters) - Tiny bits of plastic are contaminating mussels from the European Arctic to China in a sign of the global spread of ocean pollution that can end up on people's dinner plates.<p>Mussels in apparently pristine Arctic waters had most plastic of any tested along the Norwegian coast, …

News (China)

Plastic Found in Mussels from the Arctic to China

Plastic found in mussels from Arctic to China - enters human food<p>OSLO (Reuters) - Tiny bits of plastic are contaminating mussels from the European …

Oceans

Plastic found in mussels from Arctic to China — enters human food

Tiny bits of plastic are contaminating mussels from the European Arctic to China in a sign that the global spread of ocean pollution can end up on …

Oceans

Plastic found in mussels from Arctic to China

OSLO: Tiny bits of plastic are contaminating mussels from the European Arctic to China in a sign of the global spread of ocean pollution that can end …

Oceans

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<b>By Melissa Sagen</b><p>Listen to the introduction to Bjorn O. Staib’s lecture on his expedition to the North Pole and view some of their hardships …

The Arctic

This Deep-Sea Fisherman Posts His Finds on Twitter, And It's Honestly Terrifying

Wtf.<p>We like to say we know less about the ocean here on Earth than we do about the surface of Mars, because while we have a vague idea of its overall …

Science

Will the Tax Bill Finally Defeat the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?

Call it the Murkowski Inducement: tucked into the tax bill approved on Wednesday by Congress, amid the giveaways to “pass-through” businesses and to “master limited partnerships,” is a provision that opens the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. The provision was added at the behest of …

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge