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Redwood trees have two types of leaves, scientists find – a...

Alana Chin, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich Coast redwoods are amazing trees that scientists have studied for generations....

California’s latest offshore oil spill could fuel pressure to end oil...

Charles Lester, University of California Santa Barbara An oil spill first reported on Oct. 2, 2021, has released thousands...

A 20-foot sea wall won’t save Miami – how living structures...

Landolf Rhode-Barbarigos, University of Miami and Brian Haus, University of Miami Miami is all about the water and living...

Why ocean pollution is a clear danger to human health

Jacqueline McGlade, UCL and Philip Landrigan, Boston College Ocean pollution is widespread, worsening, and poses a clear and present...

Restoring seagrasses can bring coastal bays back to life

Robert J. Orth, Virginia Institute of Marine Science; Jonathan Lefcheck, Smithsonian Institution, and Karen McGlathery, University of Virginia A century ago Virginia’s coastal lagoons were...

Protecting mangroves can prevent billions of dollars in global flooding damage...

Michael Beck, University of California, Santa Cruz and Pelayo Menéndez, University of California, Santa Cruz Hurricanes and tropical storms are estimated to cost the U.S....

Hydropower dams can harm coastal areas far downstream

Paula Ezcurra, University of California San Diego and Octavio Aburto, University of California San Diego Thousands of hydroelectric dams are under construction around the world,...

As climate change erodes US coastlines, an invasive plant could become...

Judith Weis, Rutgers University Newark Many invasive species are found along U.S. coasts, including fishes, crabs, mollusks and marsh grasses. Since the general opinion...

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The euro is plunging – and probably won’t bounce back soon

Keith Pilbeam, City, University of London The euro has weakened against the US dollar since the beginning of 2021,...