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The reefs have never had to endure such conditions. Marine scientists remain optimistic but warn that time is running out for society to step up.
The first ocean-specific report by a prestigious international panel underscores the urgency of taking action now to reduce carbon emissions and limit global warming.
Climatologists are frustrated by the lack of action in response to manmade global warming, but there are some simple solutions that could provide relief.
There are growing concerns about how climate change is impacting Hawaii’s ability to withstand hurricanes and other severe weather.
Warmer waters are shifting the size and behavior of ahi in the Pacific, which could affect prices for consumers. But it’s not all doom and gloom.
Carbon emissions from planes are only now starting to get some of the attention as other troubling side effects caused by soaring numbers of tourists.
The revised Endangered Species Act regulations flabbergasted environmentalists who are concerned about warding off more extinctions.
Scientists return from the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument after surveying the underwater aftermath of a major storm last year.
The effects of a rapidly warming planet have reshaped the work of lifeguards, emergency responders and health officials.