"A giant new vessel, OceanXplorer, seeks to unveil the secrets of the abyss for a global audience."
Water & Oceans
"Scientists trap and relocate young eels, helping the species and reviving an ecosystem. Some say assisted migration could help other species survive the warming planet."
"PENSACOLA, Fla. — Wendy Evil, 52, spent Thursday morning picking through her drenched belongings. Her house, her yard, her . . . everything was flooded. “I am just so destroyed,” she said."
"A small branch of the East River outside Brunswick, Georgia, curves awfully close to the neighborhood of Ellis Point. Built in the 1950s, the houses sit pretty low, and they’re all on septic systems."
"Staggering rain totals, fueled by a warming atmosphere that can hold more moisture, are being recorded from the storm."
"As hurricanes go, Sally was not especially powerful. Rated a Category 2 storm when it struck the Gulf Coast on Wednesday, it was soon downgraded. But climate change likely made it more dangerous by slowing it down and feeding it more moisture, setting it up to pummel the region with wind and catastrophic rainfall.
"Amid mounting controversy and concerns over environmental justice, California American Water on Wednesday withdrew its application for a desalination project in the small Monterey Bay town of Marina."
"The Federal Emergency Management Agency fails to help tens of thousands of people whose homes have repeatedly flooded, according to a report by the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security."
"An emergency disaster declaration for Florida has been approved by President Trump after Sally unleashed feet of rain in just a few days in part of the state."
"Ageing infrastructure, legacy pollution and emerging contaminants across the US are driving a growing urgency to do something about America’s water crisis".