Topic: La Jolla
Brazil is poised to begin one of the most technically advanced deep-sea oil drills ever. The National Petroleum Agency and state-controlled oil giant Petrobras both sent teams to the Gulf to monitor the BP oil spill relief efforts.
07/30/2010 12:04 pm
A new study suggests that a global rise in ocean temperatures has cut the number of phytoplankton, which are the bedrock of the food chain, by 40 percent since 1950. Other scientists link the rise in ocean temperatures to global warming.
07/28/2010 05:13 pm
The first half of 2010 was the hottest six-month period recorded globally with temperatures around the globe 2 to 3 degrees Fahrenheit above averages.
07/23/2010 08:37 pm
The study of Columbia Glacier shows the first detailed observation of a glacier undergoing a transition from grounded to floating.
07/16/2010 02:33 pm
Summer vacation bookings are already up from last year. What's the latest hot destination? Vegas, baby.
06/05/2010 10:18 am
In Pictures Sinkholes around the world
The BP oil spill is a unique event, so scientists are converging on the Gulf to try to understand how best to combat deep-sea oil spills and what effects they have on the environment.
05/27/2010 06:58 pm
Dust from the moon may give some keys on where a certain type of nitrogen in our solar system came from.
05/27/2010 05:03 pm
The BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is far different than the Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska. The complex marine environment has currents and eddies that could carry the oil anywhere in the Gulf.
05/15/2010 10:33 am
Scientists have found four or more killer whale species exist in the wild.
04/28/2010 04:45 pm