Psychology

New CCGS Sir John Franklin Gets Frosty Reception
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A new Canadian research ship will be named after John Franklin—but is that really a good idea?

The Climate Anxiety Doctor Is “In”
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A Providence poet is taking to the park to counsel residents about their climate woes.

Divers: Please Keep Your Hands Off the Coral
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Divers routinely damage the coral reefs they’re trying to explore. But a little education goes a long way. 

All Three Sides of the Story
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Five geographical triangles that shaped the ocean’s history. 

People, Please Stop Going into Floodwater
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Nearly half of injuries and near misses happen because people voluntarily go in the water.

How Hurricane Katrina Saved Cameron Parish
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Not a month after Katrina, an even stronger hurricane slammed into Louisiana. Almost no one died.

Psyche and the Seashore
Features

Why do we love—or fear—the ocean?

Garbage on the Beach Is Bad For Your Mental Health
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Too much rubbish ruins the calming effect of the beach.

Scientists Want to Know: Are Musicians Playing to the Weather?
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Meteorologists are on the hunt for weather patterns—in pop music.

Facing Down a Hurricane
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New research explains why so many people ignore evacuation notices.

If You Feed Them, They Will Come
Features

Science writer Cameron Walker explores a strange disconnect in our relationship with marine animals.