Ocean temperatures are extremely warm right now across Hawaii, about 3°F warmer than what we typically experience in mid-August. If the ocean continues to warm even further as projected, we are likely to witness severe and widespread coral bleaching across the Islands. Credit: NOAA July ended with the hottest recorded […]

An iceberg floats off Ferryland, Newfoundland in 2017 An oil platform off the Canadian island of Newfoundland spilled nearly 3,200 gallons of an oil-water mix into the Atlantic Ocean, and efforts were underway to minimize the environmental impact, ExxonMobil said Thursday. The spill occurred a day earlier during “routine activities related to […]