Previous Ocean Pollution News

What’s the True Cost of Shipping All Your Junk Across the Ocean? 07-27-21

Miles of California beaches closed after 17M gallons of sewage spills 07-13-21

Maine approves law to shift recycling costs to producers 07-13-21

The Ocean is Full of Tiny Plastic Particles – We Found a Way to Track Them With Satellites 07-09-21

A Proposal to Make Cargo Ships Pay For Pollution is Making Waves 07-07-21

Moving from awareness to action on plastic pollution 07-05-21

Coast Guard: ‘Large’ oil leak during Georgia ship demolition 07-01-21

Opinion: A ‘virgin plastics’ tax could help save the oceans 06-20-21

Email reveals how much coal ash has leaked from stranded barge 06-14-21

A Drone Army Is Rising Against Ocean Plastics 06-14-21

How bankruptcy lets oil and gas companies evade cleanup rules 06-07-21

Ocean Plastic: What You Need to Know 06-08-21

MAY

Up and down Florida’s coast, some manatees still struggle with starvation after peak die-off 05-25-21

APRIL

Plastics and toxic chemicals are killing fish — and poisoning us 04-27-21

There Are Massive Chemical Dumps In The Gulf We Know Almost Nothing About 04-22-21

The ocean is a giant dump for chemical weapons. Can we clean it up before it’s too late? 04-12-21

How a shocking environmental disaster was uncovered off the California coast after 70 years 04-12-21

Florida officials scramble to prevent ‘catastrophic flood’ of contaminated water from leaking reservoir 04-04-21

‘Plastic Pollution Is a Social Justice Issue,’ New Report Warns 04-01-21

MARCH

‘Underwater Roombas’ Searching Ocean Floor for DDT Dumped Near Catalina 03-21-21

5 Things to Know About Plastic Pollution and How to Stop It 03-17-21

Trawling for Fish May Unleash as Much Carbon as Air Travel, Study Says 03-17-21

Will the Race for Electric Vehicles Endanger the Earth’s Most Sensitive Ecosystem? 03-10-21

New Research Shows Just How Many Fish Are Eating Plastic 03-05-21

FEBRUARY

Beneath the blue: dive into a dazzling ocean under threat – interactive 02-23-21

Coastal Darkening Is a Hidden Environmental Nuisance 02-14-21

U.S. and Russia sign new maritime pollution agreement, conduct joint Bering Sea patrol 02-10-21

Hundreds of fish species, including many that humans eat, are consuming plastic 02-09-21

In the Oceans, the Volume Is Rising as Never Before 02-08-21

Why Ocean Pollution is a Clear Danger to Human Health 02-01-21

2020

RCC and National Coalition Urge Biden to Stop Throwaway Plastics That Are Inundating the Oceans 12-19-20

Deadliest plastics: bags and packaging biggest marine life killers, study finds 12-13-20

Deep-sea ‘gold rush’: secretive plans to carve up the seabed decried 12-08-20

Key West Votes to Ban Large Cruise Ships Citing Economic and Environmental Impact 11-13-20

Study: Plastic Pollution Increases Ocean Acidification 11-10-20

Metal pollution is leaving scallops helpless against crabs and lobsters 11-05-20

Americans May Add Five Times More Plastic to the Oceans Than Thought 10-30-20

New WWF Report Shines a Light on Getting Rid of Ghost Gear 10-21-20

COVID-19 Pandemic Has Led To More Ocean Plastic Pollution 10-12-20

‘Poisoning the Pacific’: New book details US military contamination of islands and ocean 10-10-20

More than 14m tonnes of plastic believed to be at the bottom of the ocean 10-05-20

Hawai‘ian reefs lost almost half their fish to pollution and fishing 09-21-20

Humans’ construction footprint in the ocean quantified for the first time 09-08-20

Plastics Are Messing with Fish Physiology 09-02-20

Are Forever Chemicals Harming Ocean Life? 08-24-20

A New Plastic Wave is Coming to Our Shores Summer 2020

Could Fish Kill In Biscayne Bay Be A Sign Of Worsening Pollution? 08-12-20

Stranded whales and dolphins offer a snapshot of ocean contamination 08-10-20

Hundreds of Toxic Superfund Sites Imperiled by Sea-Level Rise, Study Warns 07-28-20

Sediment plumes from deep-sea mining could pollute vast swaths of the ocean, scientists say 07-20-20

How your car sheds microplastics into the ocean thousands of miles away  07-15-20

Audubon Challenges CBRA Sand Mining Rule 07-14-20

Toxic mercury pollution found in the ocean’s deepest point 06-28-20

An Unexpected Dinner Guest: Marine Plastic Pollution Hides a Neurological Toxin in Our Food 06-07-20

A Wave of Plastic 05-19-20

2019

Deep-Sea Snail Builds Its Own Ironclad Suit of Armor. But Even That Can’t Protect It From Ocean Mining 07-25-19