Devil in the Deep Blue Sea
The largest U.S. dead zones are in the Gulf of Mexico and off the coast of Oregon ... as animals and farms to feed them, in the East. Second, there simply aren’t that many rivers draining into the Pacific Ocean. With fewer rivers to carry farm runoff ...
2014 Ocean Cargo Roundtable: Mega carriers plying shifting seas
Joining us in the our 2014 Ocean Cargo Roundtable discussion are ... but the Suez Canal will remain a viable option for companies like ours shipping from East Coast ports. LM: Some experts in the shipping community are also considering the proposed ...
It’s not just sea level rise — the East Coast is sinking, too
The New York Times has a frightening overview of the latest science on sea level rise — specifically, the threat it poses to the United States. The consensus is that, yes, the U.S. is at risk; the East Coast in particular. But surprisingly, it’s not ...
Satellite eye on Earth: July 2014 – in pictures
As they diverge, they leave a widening rift valley that will eventually become ocean floor ... US. The long stretch of lights to the left of center frame gives the shape of Miami. Credit: ISS/Nasa A setting sun illuminates the coast of southern Norway.
The Emerald Forests of Ecuador
Ecuador is a South American country that borders Colombia to the east, Peru to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west ... work your way up the coast, para-glide over Medellin, and then fly into Quito from the east. For US citizens you can get ...