Oceans

Warming Atlantic Ocean Leads to Rise in Marine Bacteria

Warming Atlantic Ocean Leads to Rise in Marine Bacteria

By Robert McSweeney Rising sea surface temperatures in the North Atlantic are likely to be behind a recent surge in cases of diarrhoeal diseases from marine bacteria in northern Europe and the U.S. East Coast, a new study says. In their analysis that goes back to 1958, the researchers show that levels of Vibrio bacteria—which […]

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    Why We Must Stop Drinking Bottled Water

    Why We Must Stop Drinking Bottled Water

    Thursday was Use Less Stuff Day. It was created to inspire us to rethink the stuff we use. All our stuff—cell phones, clothes, cars, disposable chopsticks, and on and on—comes from somewhere and has to go somewhere when we throw it out. That takes a big toll on the planet, so thinking about how to […]