Earlier this year, our efforts to protect our ocean, waves and beaches off the Atlantic scored a major victory when the Obama Administration excluded areas along the Atlantic coast from offshore oil drilling in the 2017-2022 leasing plan. But, the battle to protect the Atlantic is far from over.
To get a sense for the financial impact of this activity, we looked at the distribution of job valuations for seismic retrofit permits across the time series.
This new science, combined with today's report on the whales killed by seismic technology in Madagascar, should be reason enough to at least put this proposal on hold, if not stop it in its tracks.
Although Miller and his colleagues think they have ruled out an artificial cause for the mud eruption, the company's drilling
In the ocean you find a symphony of sound, from the clicking of snapping shrimp to the long mournful wails of whales, and zips of dolphins. Now imagine this oceanic soundscape shattered by dynamite-like blasts, every 10 seconds for days and even weeks on end.
As the practice of hydraulic fracturing to produce natural gas continues to spread not only in the U.S. but worldwide, the scientific community has increasingly focused on the environmental consequences of the technique.
Josh talks to environmental activist Erin Brockovich about her fight to get justice for the families displaced by the Bayou Corne sinkhole in Louisiana.
At the eight-acre, Bayou Corne sinkhole in Assumption Parish, owners of slab houses are waiting for methane-gas monitors to be installed in December.
Memories are still vivid of the 2009 earthquake in L'Aquila, which killed more than 300 people and was also felt in Rome
Released Google Satellite photos show the extent of damage after a magnitude-8.9 earthquake and ferocious tsunami slammed
With Japan facing a mounting economic crisis in the wake of Friday's magnitude-8.9 earthquake and deadly tsunami, global
As Reuters is reporting, Japanese media have already released preliminary figures of the dead and missing in more than a
As the BBC is reporting, the pair of items -- a glass bottle containing rolled-up parchment and a metal cylinder -- were
Before any rebuilding can begin, crews much clear the rubble and search for what is believed to be as many as 22 people buried
At least 65 people have died after a massive earthquake toppled churches and tall buildings in one of New Zealand's biggest
View photos of Haiti's difficult recovery, one year later, here: "When you go around the country and through the tents (in