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Bad news for the 2022 hurricane season: The Loop Current, a...

Nick Shay, University of Miami The Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1, and the Gulf of Mexico is...

Some coastal areas are more prone to devastating hurricanes – a...

Athena Masson, University of Florida Every coastline in the North Atlantic is vulnerable to tropical storms, but some areas...

A few heavy storms cause a big chunk of nitrogen pollution...

Chaoqun Lu, Iowa State University Some effects of extreme weather are visible – like half a million acres of flattened corn in Iowa left behind...

BP paid a steep price for the Gulf oil spill but...

David M. Uhlmann, University of Michigan The largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history began ten years ago, on April 20, 2010. A massive explosion...

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...

A decade after the Deepwater Horizon explosion, offshore drilling is still...

Donald Boesch, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Ten years ago, on April 20, 2010, the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, killing 11...

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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Marine park review looks set to repeat past mistakes

By Lauren Butterly, Australian National University and Benjamin Richardson, University of Tasmania In June 2012 the Labor government announced the “world’s largest” system of marine...