Topic: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Scientists have found a hydrothermal vent community three miles beneath the sea near the Cayman Islands. Other vents have led to the discovery of new and exotic creatures.
04/13/2010 08:19 pm
In a legal settlement Thursday, the EPA agreed to help states test coastal waters for acidity, and to weigh whether to tighten rules on carbon emissions to address ocean acidification.
03/12/2010 08:52 am
A colony of sea lions from the Galapagos Islands recently migrated 1,000 miles southeast to Peru, say a Lima-based ocean group. Was this migration – and others like it – caused by climate change?
02/08/2010 01:04 pm
The forces that led to the Haiti earthquake are a reminder that the idyllic Caribbean is one of the more geologically active spots on earth, and that a powerful earthquake could strike the region again.
01/21/2010 03:31 pm
Climate change is driving talks to curb greenhouse gas emissions in Copenhagen, but scientists warn that rising CO2 is turning oceans more acidic.
12/09/2009 12:00 am
Scientists say the Greenland ice sheet is losing about 7 billion cubic feet of ice a year. Now, they are just finally beginning to uncover some reasons why its been shrinking.
09/24/2009 01:00 am
A new study suggests that the frequency of hurricanes has increased dramatically during the past 10 years. Climate change is one potential culprit.
08/13/2009 01:00 am
06/30/2009 01:00 am
It’s not yet a gold rush to the ocean floor, but seabed prospecting is raising concerns.
05/22/2009 01:00 am
05/15/2009 01:00 am