News & Views

Stories from the Seven Seas
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A way to catch up on this week’s coastal stories. 

Designing Against Disaster
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As offshore wind turbines proliferate, engineers are considering the possibility of collisions with ships.

Dinosaurs of the Lost Coast
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Was Utah’s ancient coast a driver of dinosaur evolution?

The Curious Case of Sable Island
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Sable Island should be drifting with the waves. Scientists are trying to find out why it’s not.

Stories from the Seven Seas
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Messages in bottles you may have missed.

Preparing a Plastic Replacement
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Scientists already know how to fix the plastic microbead problem. Now companies just need to do it.

Fish Fight
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In Maine, indigenous tribes have severed ties with the state.

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

Virgins Gone Wild
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No need for males: wild sawfish can reproduce asexually.

Stories from the Seven Seas
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The latest news, from coast to coast to coast to coast.

Cruising for Trouble
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In Southeast Alaska, cruise ships are sailing at deadly speeds through endangered humpback whale territory. 

Whistling Through the Din
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Dolphins change their tune in a noisy environment.

Reefs De Rigueur
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Fish earstones may offer a verdict on the environmental value of oil rig reefs.

Building a Smart Internet
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These scientists want to add sea floor Internet relays to the Internet of Things.

Stories from the Seven Seas
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Coastal news that caught our eye.

Deepwater Horizon’s Growing Death Toll
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New research pins a thousand dead dolphins on the BP oil spill.

Striking While the Water Is Warm
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The current sea star wasting epidemic may have more in common with past outbreaks than previously believed. 

The Scientific Afterlife of Sharks
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When four sharks died in Florida, their corpses were split among a dozen research projects.

Stories from the Seven Seas
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A weekend reader of coastal proportions.

Dr. Eelgood
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What happens when you give eels cocaine?

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