Indiana University awarded nearly $6 million for air pollution research
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded nearly $6 million to Indiana University to continue research on toxic air pollutants in the Great Lakes region.
310 miles of coral reef have been discovered in the Gulf of Mexico
A team of scientists from the National Institute of Technology at Mexico’s University of Veracruz have discovered 310 miles of coral reefs in the Gulf of Mexico.
NASA helps stop wildfires using satellite technology
Using satellite imagery, NASA helps firefighters tackle wildfires by directing them to the most critical sites first.
Natural disasters releasing toxic contaminants
Recent extreme weather and fires are dislodging chemicals and toxins from soil, homes, industrial waste sites and other sources, putting people at a greater health risk.
Meet Candida auris, the drug-resistant fungus made dangerous by climate change
Researchers warn that the fungus Candida auris may begin to pose a serious global public health threat as climate change makes it adjust to warmer temperatures.
Ocean snail added to endangered species list amid deep-sea mining
The scaly-foot snail has been added to the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of endangered species because of threats from deep-sea mining.
World’s largest seaweed belt stretches from Africa to Mexico, endangers Caribbean species
A belt of seaweed originating along the west coast of Africa that has been recurring for the past several summers recently extended 5,500 miles into the Gulf of Mexico.