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The Long-Lasting Legacy of Deep-Sea Mining
New research reveals a deep-sea mining experiment that took place 26 years ago still has significant and persistent impacts on benthic life.
New Analysis Helps Manage Risks to Shipping in the Great Lakes
Modeling of mysteriously fluctuating water levels in the Great Lakes has helped to optimize the prices of shipping insurance contracts along with investments in dredging navigation channels.
How Financial Markets Can Grow More Climate Savvy
Take extreme weather risks into account, and markets could prove hardier in a changing world.
Thirty Years, $500 Million, and a Scientific Mission in the Gulf
Gulf Research Program executive director Lauren Alexander Augustine discusses the impact science can have on communities when given money and time.
Quantifying Aerosol Effects on Climate Using Ship Track Clouds
A new methodology for measuring how human emissions influence cloud properties and radiative forcing developed by reconstructing cloud fields in maritime shipping lanes.
Climate Change Will Reduce Spanish Olive Oil Production
Increased droughts will reduce southern Spain’s olive oil output by 30% before the end of the century.
How to Launch a Satellite During a Blackout
PG&E shut down the power to Berkeley’s Space Sciences Laboratory right before a satellite launch.
Profits for the Planet
Entrepreneurs are addressing global challenges with science-based—and financially sustainable—solutions.
First U.S. Airline Goes Carbon Neutral
JetBlue will buy carbon offsets for all domestic flights starting in July, but are carbon offsets enough to clean up a dirty industry?