The Great Barrier Reef has been hit hard by global warming and one of the worst bleaching episodes in recorded history. Can it be saved?
Ultraviolet radiation from the sun could exacerbate the toxicity of the contaminants called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) from oil spills.
The US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has strongly reversed a lower court ruling in 2014 that questioned the enlistment of sea ice seals as threatened species, emphasizing that such may happen considering climate change.
Scientists have discovered a new type of fire tornado called the "blue whirl." But unlike its counterparts, which pose a threat to life and property, the "blue whirl" is surprisingly eco-friendly and can even help in pollution and oil spills.