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April 3, 2020: COVID-19 only underscores our need on a global scale to galvanize investor capital to double down on investments that turn plastic waste from an economic and environmental cost into a resource.
April 3, 2020: Singer-songwriter Frank Ocean released Dear
April 2, 2020: An atmospheric scientist at UC San Diego studying how viruses and bacteria are ejected from the ocean pleaded with surfers Monday to stay out of the water to minimize chances of contracting coronavirus, a news report said.
April 2, 2020: A massive storm is churning and has stalled over the western Atlantic Ocean, just offshore of the East Coast — and it may acquire some tropical characteristics as it blasts New England with wind, cold air, rain and even wet snow late this week. The overall structure of the storm is complex. Even though the...
April 2, 2020: A massive storm is churning and has stalled over the western Atlantic Ocean, just offshore of the East Coast — and it may acquire some tropical characteristics as it blasts New England with wind, cold air, rain and even wet snow late this week. The overall structure of the storm is complex. Even though the...
April 2, 2020: A massive storm is churning and has stalled over the western Atlantic Ocean, just offshore of the East Coast -- and it may acquire some tropical characteristics as it blasts New England this week.
March 31, 2020: Study suggests that 99% of the plastic arriving in the ocean is being whisked down to its far depthsThe Earth’s oceans are the graveyard for almost everything eventually. Fragments of rock, twigs and old leaves are carried there by glaciers and streams; desert sands hitch a ride on the wind and tiny plankton die, ...
March 31, 2020: As terrestrial sources dwindle, contractors are looking to the ocean for the elements needed to make smartphones and electric car batteries.
March 29, 2020: North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the ocean off its east coast on Sunday, military officials in South Korea and Japan said, the latest in an unprecedented flurry of launches this month.
March 28, 2020: North Korea fired at least one unidentified projectile into the ocean off its east coast, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said on Sunday, with Japan's Ministry of Defense reporting that it appeared to be a ballistic missile.
March 25, 2020: Hawaii was placed under a tsunami watch Tuesday night after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the Pacific Ocean’s Kuril Islands.
March 24, 2020: Three sailors have been infected in the first cases on a deployed naval vessel.
March 22, 2020: China has recently recovered 14 underwater drones deployed in the Indian Ocean. These vehicles are very similar to the U.S. Navy drone seized by China in 2016.
March 19, 2020: Research in Florida devised new methods to predict where ocean trash, seaweed or even wrecked ships and planes will drift, potentially boosting efforts to clean up huge ocean garbage patches twice the size of Texas.
March 19, 2020: An international team of marine scientists has discovered two new species of six-gilled sharks in the Indian Ocean.
March 19, 2020: Scientists have discovered a new kind of chlamydia-related bacteria deep under the Arctic Ocean — but they say it’s not a cause for concern. 
March 18, 2020: Research shows that those who live in close proximity to the coast report higher rates of health and wellness. You can experience the same calming benefits of the ocean by watching the surf cam from Pacific Sands Beach Resort.
March 16, 2020: The study sheds light on just how long certain types of plastic can live on in the marine environment.
March 16, 2020: As the world battles with the COVID-19 pandemic, could the deep ocean hold clues to potential sources for coronavirus vaccines and treatments?
March 12, 2020: Amidst the spread of COVID-19, Viking Chairman Torstein Hagen announced that the cruise line will be temporarily suspending operations of all its river and ocean cruises.
March 11, 2020: Two decades since its creation the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park is overfished and overrun with sea urchins. Community groups are calling for urgent action to save the once abundant habitatPhotography by Richard RobinsonTiritiri Matangi is one of the jewels of New Zealand’s Hauraki Gulf. For the past 35 years the islan...
March 11, 2020: The Washed Ashore nonprofit collects garbage on the Oregon coast and creates sculptures of animals whose health is endangered by the trash they are made of.
March 11, 2020: Scientists compared centuries-worth of data to see how the Indian Ocean Dipole has changed over the last millennia. Their results suggest extreme events are becoming more frequent and more intense.
March 11, 2020: Several new forms of chlamydia-related species have been discovered deep
March 9, 2020: Mining manganese nodules on the ocean floor is a great source of rare metals, but even though you don’t generate toxic mine tailings like on land, there are certainly some major downsides, like killing millions of square miles of organisms if you’re not careful, some we don't even know exist yet.