A new climate model, based on a cauldron of Pacific ocean water, may soon be able to predict heat waves 7 weeks before they happen.
By Nsikan Akpan
He was a shift supervisor on duty on March 11, 2011 when the earthquake and nuclear meltdown occurred in Japan, and by all accounts performed heroically inside a pitch dark control room at a nuclear power plant that was melting…
By Miles O'Brien
it is incorrect to say that Fukushima is under control when levels of radioactivity in the ocean indicate ongoing leaks, caused by groundwater flowing through the site and, we think, enhanced after storms. At the same time, it is wrong…
By Ken Buesseler
After more than 200 days at sea, a British-born adventurer became the first person to row solo, nonstop from North America to Australia on Sunday. NewsHour’s Stephen Fee has the story.
By Stephen Fee
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
Sonya Baumstein had departed Choshi, Japan, to attempt a feat no other woman has ever accomplished: to row a boat solo across the Pacific Ocean.
By Megan Crigger
The Pentagon plans to turn a small, volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean into a live-fire training ground for the U.S. military, although the residents of nearby islands object.
Cyclone Pam, with winds of more than 185 mph, flattened homes, washed out roads and knocked out power to the South Pacific islands of Vanuatu over the weekend, and relief organizations were rushing to respond on Monday.
Researchers discovered a new fish species living at the greatest depths ever explored of the world's largest ocean.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
President Barack Obama pledged Thursday to expand the largest ocean sanctuary to 490,000 square miles, six times its current size. The PBS NewsHour has been following how ocean acidification has impacted marine life and the Americans who depend on them.
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