U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday visited Norway’s extreme north, viewing areas where climate change has melted ice and opened new sea lanes.
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All 36 countries that committed to the Kyoto Protocol on climate change complied with their emission targets, according to a scientific study released today.
The Northeast Regional Planning Body (RPB) is proud to release the draft Northeast Regional Ocean Plan for public review and comment.
The House Appropriations Committee continued its efforts to pass the 12 annual appropriations bills that fund the U.S. government this week by marking up the Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2017.
The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard held a hearing this week addressing improving weather forecasting.
Marine debris is flooding our oceans at an estimated rate of eight million tons of trash annually, and its results are devastating. Scientists have observed nearly 700 different marine species that have already been negatively impacted by marine plastics, and trash could outweigh fish in the oceans by 2050.
From the assessment of sediment characteristics used to identify where to drill for oil to the seismic surveys required to safely anchor a wind turbine, when it comes to finding and securing energy in an offshore environment, geosciences are of the utmost importance.
In January, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced grants totaling $1 billion in 13 states to help communities adapt to climate change, by building stronger levees, dams and drainage systems.
President Obama and the leaders of the five Nordic nations declared on Friday that they have common interests in protecting the rapidly changing Arctic.
Summer flounder that once amassed in North Carolina have gradually shifted about 140 miles to New Jersey—one facet of the northward migration of fish species that is upending traditional fishing patterns.