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If the War in Ukraine Goes Nuclear, What Would it Do to the Oceans?

Published Nov 19, 2022 11:06 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By Tyler Rohr, Cheryl Harrison, Kim Scherrer and Ryan Heneghan] The US and Russia have recently agreed to hold...

Study: To Rebuild a Degraded Reef, Play the Sounds of a Healthy One

Published Oct 29, 2022 12:17 AM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By Dominic McAfee, Brittany Williams, Lachlan McLeod and Sean Connell] Imagine you’re in a food court and spoi...

Spotted: Big Fish Use Scratchy Sharks to Keep Clean

Published Oct 20, 2022 10:10 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By Christopher D.H. Thompson and Jessica Meeuwig] Imagine you’re a big yellowfin tuna, miles from shore out in...

Calculating the Cost of Hurricane Ian

Published Oct 16, 2022 12:42 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

The U.S. experienced 15 disasters in the first nine months of 2022 that each caused at least $1 billion in damage. ...

Ballast Water Management Reduces Invasive Species in Great Lakes

Published Oct 14, 2022 2:13 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By: Anthony Ricciardi] Freshwater ecosystems are threatened by a host of environmental stressors from human activities. A...

Next US Energy Boom Could Be Wind Power in the Gulf of Mexico

Published Aug 18, 2022 9:12 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Offshore

[By Michael E. Webber and Hugh Daigle] With passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, which contains US$370 billion for...

China-U.S. Tensions: How Global Trade Began Splitting in Two

Published Aug 11, 2022 9:45 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Business

[By ManMohan S. Sodhi and Christopher S. Tang] Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan has elicited a&...

Op-Ed: Russia's Grain and Gas Embargoes Should Have Been Expected

Published Aug 7, 2022 9:08 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Government

[By Anna-Sophie Maass] Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has resulted in four interrelated security crises....

Changing Currents Could Accelerate Melting of East Antarctic Ice Sheet

Published Aug 4, 2022 3:22 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By Laura Herraiz Borreguero, Alberto Naveira Garabato and Jess Melbourne-Thomas] Warmer waters are flowing towa...

NASA Contemplates Exploring the Oceans - On Another World

Published Jul 10, 2022 8:34 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Government

[By David Rothery] NASA has recently announced $600,000 in funding for a study into the feasibility of sending s...

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