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Climate change is making the ocean lose its memory. Here’s what that means.
This could spell trouble for predicting future weather patterns.
Boat noise is driving humpback whale moms into deep, dangerous water
Increased boat traffic in shallow water is driving humpback whale mothers and their calves farther out into the ocean.
AI can help fight climate change—but it can also make it worse
The technology could be a crucial tool for scientists and policymakers.
A climate adaptation experiment is taking place in one of NYC’s biggest parks
Central Park Climate Lab will study the effects of heat waves, record rains, and algae blooms, hoping to help other green spaces.
The NY Bight could write the book on how we build offshore wind farms in the future
The record-breaking ocean lease will power close to 2 million homes. But it also has the potential to improve supply and labor chains in the US.
Climate change-emboldened ticks are killing off moose in Maine
The state is experiencing the worst recorded die-off of calves so far.
Pollution kills 1 in 6 people worldwide
It is time to treat carcinogens, dirty water, and other sources of pollution like a health crisis.
Deep-sea internet cables could help sense distant earthquake rumbles
This underwater technique could shake up seismology.
Can we decarbonize surgical healthcare?
Climate change is a health problem—and it's time for healthcare to change too.
Earth would be unrecognizable without fungi
Mycologists urge conservation efforts to include mushrooms, yeasts, and molds.