In 2016, the UK's Natural Environment Research Council called on the public to help select a moniker for a $300 million research vessel. The result: overwhelming support for the name "Boaty McBoatface."
Boaty McBoatface, a autonomous underwater vehicle (AUVs) used for scientific research (Getty/Matt Cardy) Before being submerged into the depths of the ocean for its first expedition, Boaty McBoatface already
In this image made from video, the sun sets near an industrial park next to the Florida Everglades, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) (AP) The Everglades are a vast network of freshwater
Rising sea levels due to climate change already threaten many coastal communities. But people in Samoa and American Samoa, seen here, face yet another challenge: The islands themselves are sinking. A one-two
The beaches are now open in New York City, and another hot summer is on the way. Millions of locals will soon be returning to the ocean to enjoy the city’s 520 miles of coastline. But looming in the background
Often criticized as playthings of Silicon Valley billionaires, floating cities have the potential to help coastal regions adapt to climate change, writes researcher Nathalie Mezza-Garcia. By end of the
A small but growing number of Republican lawmakers are urging action on climate change, driven by shifting sentiment among GOP voters and the effects of global warming, from stronger hurricanes to more-destructive