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How the 1% are preparing for the apocalypse.

The threat of global annihilation may feel as present as it did during the Cold War, but today's high-security shelters could not be more different from their 20th-century counterparts.

Say "doomsday bunker" and most people would imagine a concrete room filled with cots and canned goods.

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Alaska’s oyster farmers are filling an acidification-driven void.

The state’s oyster farming industry is gaining ground as growers elsewhere struggle.

By Gloria Dickie

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Ocean pollution: Prince Charles warns humanity is ‘testing the world to destruction’ and must act.

During his speech to the 2017 “Our Oceans” environmental conference, Charles said that the world had “catastrophically underestimated” the sea’s “vulnerability to climate change, acidification and pollution.”

Humanity is “testing the world to destruction” and must act now to protect the oceans, British royal Prince Charles has warned. Speaking to Sky News Thursday after a speech at the 2017 “Our Oceans” environmental conference, Charles said that for years he had been urging action on climate change, but society often waited too long before tackling the most pressing problems.

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Chesapeake acidification could compound issues already facing the bay, researchers find.

As oceans around the world absorb carbon dioxide and acidify, the changes are likely to come faster to the nation’s largest estuary.

For ten days across recent summers, researchers aboard the University of Delaware research vessel Hugh R. Sharp collected water samples from the mouth of the Susquehanna River to Solomons Island in a first-of-its-kind investigation. They wanted to know when and where the waters of the Chesapeake Bay were turning most acidic.

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Could techno-fixes and gene therapies really save the world’s coral?

A team of scientists and reef managers say it's time to consider 'riskier' and unconventional ways to save the world's coral habitats.

As the metaphorical canary in the global warming coalmine goes, the planet’s coral reefs are hard to beat.

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For the success of coral restoration, a matter of scale.

Restoring depleted reefs with nursery-grown coral is a captivating idea, but how do its goals measure up?

VARIABLES/News & Features

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Master plan to protect sea.

A master plan on the use of Vietnam’s sea is being built by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, a necessary move according to experts.

Master plan to protect sea

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