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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...

When dams cause more problems than they solve, removing them can...

Jon Honea, Emerson College Across the United States, dams generate hydroelectric power, store water for drinking and irrigation, control flooding and create recreational opportunities such...

Coastal fish populations didn’t crash after the Deepwater Horizon spill –...

F. Joel Fodrie, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill When the Deepwater Horizon oil spill released 4 to 5 million barrels of oil into...

Scientists have found oil from the Deepwater Horizon blowout in fishes’...

Steven Murawski, University of South Florida and Sherryl Gilbert, University of South Florida Over the decade since the Deepwater Horizon spill, thousands of scientists have...

Tagging data show that blue sharks are true globalists

Jasmin Graham, Florida State University CC BY-NDBlue sharks are among the widest-ranging shark species in the oceans. We know this partly because from 1962 to...

Fish larvae float across national borders, binding the world’s oceans in...

Nandini Ramesh, University of California, Berkeley; James Rising, London School of Economics and Political Science, and Kimberly Oremus, University of Delaware Fish populations are declining...

Ocean warming has fisheries on the move, helping some but hurting...

Chris Free, University of California, Santa Barbara Climate change has been steadily warming the ocean, which absorbs most of the heat trapped by greenhouse gases...

How your diet contributes to nutrient pollution and dead zones in...

Donald Scavia, University of Michigan Every year in early summer, scientists at universities, research institutions and federal agencies release forecasts for the formation of “dead...

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How China’s winemakers succeeded (without stealing)

Cynthia Howson, University of Washington and Pierre Ly, University of Puget Sound Joint ventures between Western and Chinese companies are in the news over accusations...