Expedition Directory - Environment
glacimarine environments
The glacimarine environment is that part of the world's seas that is affected by glaciers and ice sheets, which influence the ocean system through the delivery of sediments, meltwater and icebergs. Gl...
Duration : Not Available
sea to space particle investigation
The Sea to Space Particle Investigation cruise will aim to improve the accuracy of particle size distribution products gathered from satellite and remote-sensing data records. These records contain cr...
Duration : Jan 2017 - Feb 2017
microplastics of the alaskan gulf
The Abyssal Plain is considered the largest ecosystem on Earth and a major setting for vast amounts of biodiversity. The deep sea is full of life with a wide ranging number of species; however, we kno...
Duration : Jun 2017 - Mar 2017
deep coral diversity at emperor seamount
Some of the Ocean’s most iconic and alien-looking species are found in the Bathyal zone, 800 to 4000 meters deep. Known as the midnight zone due to its complete darkness, strange bioluminescent organi...
Duration : Jun 2017 - Jul 2017
center for western weather and water extremes
The Mission of CW3E is to provide 21st Century water cycle science technology and outreach to support effective policies and practices that address the impacts of extreme weather and water events on t...
Duration : Jan 2016 - Dec 2017
ice shelf vibrations
A principal goal of this project is to quantitatively assess the spatial characteristics of the strain response of the Ross Ice Shelf (RIS) to the ocean gravity wave spectrum through an annual cycle. ...
Duration : Jan 2017 - Jan 2018
south america - icons of the amazon: jaguars, pumas, parrots and peccaries in peru
This expedition to volunteer in South America will take you to a remote and beautiful biodiversity hotspot of the Amazon basin. As part of a small international team, you will experience living and wo...
Duration : Sep 2017 - Sep 2017
tracking sea turtles in the bahamas
TRACKING SEA TURTLES IN THE BAHAMAS Where do endangered sea turtles thrive? Help scientists find out and protect these critical habitats....
Duration : Not Available
spring wolves & bears expedition
In the spring, bears are waking up from their long winter naps. Wolves are active around dens with their pups. Bison are venturing out with their rusty colored calves. Foxes are teaching their kits to...
Duration : Apr 2017 - Jun 2017
kangerlussuaq, southwest greenland
Climate change generates a complex series of stressors, including alteration in temperature, elevated atmospheric CO2, and increased frequency and intensity of droughts and extreme flow events (Woodwa...
Duration : Jun 2016 - Jul 2016
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Wolf poaching: Hunters should realize that wolves help ecosystems
Much praise to Op-Ed writer Chase Gunnell for sticking up for the wolves. Here’s a standup a guy I’d rather hunt with than many other hunters I know who regard wolves negatively, thinking they reduce their chance of taking a deer...
The Seattle Times
Top scientists back federal plan to protect Alaska predators
New rules would ban non-subsistence killing of bears, wolves and coyotes some of the most iconic yet persecuted species in the states 16 wildlife refuges

A group of scientists has backed a federal plan to restrict the trapp...

Environment news, comment and
Northwest Passage Now Open to Cruise Ships
A 68,000 ton cruise ship will soon embark on a voyage through the fabled and perilous route. ...
Discovery News - Earth News
Eastern Monarch butterflies at risk of extinction unless numbers increase
Long-term declines in the overwintering Eastern population of North American monarch butterflies are significantly increasing their likelihood of becoming extinct over the next two decades, according to new research. ...
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Potential Zika virus risk estimated for 50 US cities
Key factors that can combine to produce a Zika virus outbreak are expected to be present in a number of US cities during peak summer months, new research shows. ...
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Targeted marine protection provides best hope for the Arctic | Letters
Greenpeace has proposed the establishment of a huge Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Arctic Barents Sea in order to protect vulnerable ecosystems from bottom-trawling ...
Environment news, comment and
Greenland's ice melt accelerating as surface darkens, raising sea levels
Winnowing away of the ice, exacerbated by soot blown on to the ice from wildfires, means Greenlands ice sheet is stuck in a feedback loop...
Environment news, comment and
'Space Archaeologists' Show Spike in Looting at Egypt's Ancient Sites
Scientists used satellite images to monitor pyramids, tombs and buried cities from 2002 to 2013...
Scientific American
Monarch butterfly migration to Mexico jumps after years of decline

The insects covered over three and a half times more wintering grounds than last season, as diminishing milkweed and illegal logging has disrupted movement

Monarch butterflies have made a big comeback in their winteri...

Environment news, comment and
Ice sheet modeling of Greenland, Antarctica helps predict sea-level rise
Predicting the expected loss of ice sheet mass is difficult due to the complexity of modeling ice sheet behavior. To better understand this loss, a team of researchers has been improving the reliability and efficiency of computati...
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Doomsday Clock to stay at 3 minutes to midnight as experts warn global catastrophe remains imminent
Scientists have decided to keep the symbolic Doomsday Clock at its current time of 3 minutes to midnight...
mirror.co.uk - Home - News
Climate change: Ocean warming underestimated
To date, research on the effects of climate change has underestimated the contribution of seawater expansion to sea level rise due to warming of the oceans. A team of researchers has now investigated, using satellite data, that th...
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The aftermath of 1492: Study shows how Native American depopulation impacted ecology
Among the Pueblo Indians of northern New Mexico, disease didn't break out until nearly a century after their first contact with Europeans, following the establishment of mission churches in the seventeenth century, a team of resea...
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Many dead after another powerful earthquake hits Nepal
At least 48 people have died and another 1,261 have been injured in Nepal due to the latest large earthquake there, said Nepalese government spokesman Minendra Rijal. Thirty-two of the Asian nation's 75 districts were affected. ...
Wind Power Without The Mills
Vortex Bladeless is a radical company. It wants to completely change the way we get energy from the wind. Think wind stick instead of a massive tower with blades that capture blowing winds. Wind stick. Really. Lest you think I’...
Massive Mississippi Floods May Have Wiped Out Ancient Civilization
Massive floods in the Mississippi River valley may have wiped out an ancient civilization, according to a new study. Cahokia were the largest prehistoric settlement in the Americas north of Mexico until the year 1200 AD, when the...
Lava Lake On Kilauea Volcano Is Seriously Close To Overflowing
A lava lake on Hawaii's Big Island is mere feet from overflowing. As of Monday morning, the lava's surface was within seven feet of the lake's rim, the highest it's been since the current eruption began in 2008. "Magma is risin...
Saltwater discovered in Antarctica supports possibility of life on Mars
Scientists have discovered a saltwater network 1,000 feet below an ice-free region in Antarctica, and its implications are, literally, out of this world. If life-supporting aquifers can exist in Antarctica, there's a good possibil...
Global warming to blame for most heat extremes - study
Global warming is to blame for most extreme hot days and almost a fifth of heavy downpours, according to a scientific study on Monday that gives new evidence of how rising man-made greenhouse gases are skewing the weather. "Alr...
Officials: Death toll from Nepal earthquake has surpassed 4,000
Shelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers — Nepal's earthquake-hit capital was short on everything Monday as its people searched for lost loved ones, sorted through rubble for their belongings and struggled to provide fo...
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