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Aggressive seaweed smothers one of world’s most remote reefs

HONOLULU (AP) - Researchers say a recently discovered species of seaweed is killing large patches of coral on once-pristine reefs and is rapidly spreading...

Pandemic forces Arctic expedition to take 3-week break

BERLIN (AP) - Organizers of a year-long international Arctic science expedition say they have found a way to keep going despite difficulties caused by...

In Hawaii case, justices see broad reach of Clean Water Act

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that sewage plants and other industries cannot avoid environmental requirements under landmark clean-water protections when they...

Supreme Court rejects EPA’s narrow view of Clean Water Act

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that sewage plants and other industries cannot avoid environmental requirements under landmark clean-water protections when they...

Sparkling waters hide some lasting harm from 2010 oil spill

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Ten years after a well blew wild under a BP platform in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 men and...

Scientists dive into ‘Midnight Zone’ to study dark ocean

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - A team of scientists is preparing to dive deep into the depths of the Indian Ocean - into...

Scientists dive into ‘Midnight Zone’ to study dark ocean

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - A team of scientists is preparing to dive deep into the depths of the Indian Ocean - into...

Scientists struggle to save seagrass from coastal pollution

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - Peering over the side of his skiff anchored in the middle of New Hampshire’s Great Bay, Fred Short liked...

Carcass of giant blue whale brought to surface for study

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The carcass of a giant blue whale that has been submerged off the Oregon coast for more than three years...

Warm ocean water delays sea ice for Alaska towns, wildlife

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The U.S. research vessel Sikuliaq can break through ice as thick as 2.5 feet (0.76 meters). In the Chukchi Sea...