Welcome to the Africa Collection!
This new collection is centered on the environmental, economic and social challenges faced by the people of Africa. The goal of this collection...
Oil Weathering ProcessLast Updated on 2012-08-21 at 22:06
Years after the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill of 1989, Prince William Sound, Alaska continues to be adversely affected. The severity of the damage from a... More »
Ocean acidification troublesLast Updated on 2012-08-21 at 21:50
The seas in which corals and other calcifying species dwell are turning acidic, their pH slowly dropping as Earth's oceans acidify in response to increased carbon dioxide... More »
Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, RomaniaLast Updated on 2012-07-11 at 20:02
The Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (44° 25'-45° 28'N, 29° 42'-28° 45'E) is a World Heritage Site located in Romania along the Ukraine border.... More »
Coral reefs: threatened by warming oceansLast Updated on 2012-05-07 at 18:16
There are a variety of human induced ocean changes that have degraded coral reef systems; these changes have greatly intensified in the last two centuries driven by the human... More »
Global Partnership for Healthy OceansLast Updated on 2012-02-24 at 15:28
Governments, international organizations, civil society groups and private interests are collaborating in Global Partnership for Oceans. Their focus is to confront widely... More »