Plastic fills the air above Auckland, New Zealand.
Researchers were surprised to find exactly how many oil slicks were due to human activity, highlighting the need for people to pay attention to runoff and leaks.
After oil and tar washed up on eastern Mediterranean beaches in 2021, scientists devised a way to trace the pollution back to its sources using satellite imagery and mathematics.
Coastal darkening, an environmental threat researchers are only beginning to study, is found to dramatically reduce the productivity of kelp.
In a study of more than 200 sea turtles, researchers were surprised by six turtles that went their own way.
A new book explores how two river-dominated coastal estuaries are responding to the pressures of human expansion and climate change.
Investigadores utilizaron un tanque de olas para estudiar el movimiento de partículas de plástico de forma experimental y comprender el papel de la densidad de partículas en el comportamiento de deriva.
Researchers used a wave tank to study the movement of plastic particles experimentally and to understand the role of particle density in drift behavior.
Una década de investigación desde el desastre de Deepwater Horizon ha revelado cómo la luz solar—su importancia subestimada durante mucho tiempo en la ciencia de derrames de petróleo—altera sustancialmente el petróleo que flota en la superficie del mar.
New research is finding there’s more to marine debris than just what appears near the ocean surface, including tons of microplastics extending hundreds of meters into the deep.