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October 16, 2017
Mass die-off of Antarctic penguin chicks alarms researchers
Almost the entire cohort of chicks from an Adelie penguin colony in the eastern Antarctic was wiped out by starvation last ...
October 14, 2017
Tienpont out as AkzoNobel skipper in Volvo Ocean Race
Volvo Ocean Race skipper Simeon Tienpont has left team AkzoNobel after what the team said was a breach of contract. The team ...
October 06, 2017
Ocean meeting raises over $7 billion for marine protection
A global conference to better protect marine life has raised more than $7 billion and won commitments to protect huge swathes ...
October 03, 2017
US yachtsman Cayard witness to prevalence of plastic in seas
A life on the seas, including two circumnavigations of the globe, has given U.S. yachtsman Paul Cayard a first-hand view of ...
October 02, 2017
EU to commit some $1 billion to better protect marine life
The European Union and its private sector will commit about 1 billion euros ($1.18 billion) to better protect marine life ...
August 30, 2017
China, India rivalry looms over BRICS summit
China and India may have ended a tense border standoff for now, but their longstanding rivalry raises questions about the ...
August 17, 2017
Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots
Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the ...
August 14, 2017
Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animals
The email arrived in mid-June, seeking to explode any notion that global warming might turn our Arctic expedition into a ...
August 14, 2017
Science Says: Fast-melting Arctic sign of bad global warming
One of the coldest places on Earth is so hot it's melting. Glaciers, sea ice and a massive ice sheet in the Arctic are ...
August 10, 2017
Cup champ Burling joins Team Brunel for Volvo Ocean Race
America's Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist Peter Burling has joined Team Brunel for the Volvo Ocean Race. If Team ...
August 02, 2017
Pro-Trump mayor of sinking island questions Al Gore on CNN
An enthusiastic supporter of the president who is mayor of a Virginia island that's sinking into Chesapeake Bay got a chance ...
July 29, 2017
The Latest: Icebreaker sets record for NW Passage transit
The Latest on the icebreaker MSV Nordica's record-breaking transit of the Northwest Passage (all times local): 10:55 a.m.
July 27, 2017
How loss of Arctic sea ice further fuels global warming
For much of the year, the Arctic appears as a crumpled white sheet of ice and snow before great chunks break off around the ...
July 18, 2017
Global warming melts ice, alters fabled Northwest Passage
More than a century has passed since the first successful transit of the treacherous, ice-bound Northwest Passage by ...
July 14, 2017
Report: Asia facing dire future toll from climate change
A report by the Asia Development Bank says Asia will endure extreme heat, rising sea levels, growing losses from severe ...
July 13, 2017
US approves Alaska offshore drilling from gravel island
Petroleum exploration has largely ceased in federal waters off Alaska but an Italian multinational oil and gas company has ...
July 12, 2017
Scientists say massive iceberg has broken off in Antarctica
One of the biggest icebergs ever recorded, a trillion-ton behemoth more than seven times the size of New York City, has ...
June 10, 2017
Queen Mary 2 liner involved in mid-Atlantic yacht rescue
The Queen Mary 2 cruise liner has rescued a sailor taking part in a trans-Atlantic yacht race after several vessels were ...
May 18, 2017
Volvo Ocean Race to become a foiling, 3-hull affair
It's going to take three hulls to win the Volvo Ocean race in the future. No, it's not going to be sailed in trimarans.
May 12, 2017
Dutch group says it will soon start cleaning up ocean trash
A Dutch foundation aiming to rid the world's oceans of plastic waste says it will start cleaning up the huge area of floating ...