Germany is making an ambitious effort to remake its electricity system and its citizens soon will get 30 percent of their power from renewable energy sources.
The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent agency of the U.S. government that coordinates programs that aim to reduce pollution and protect the environment.
The advocacy group Ocean Champions has an advocate of its own in filmmaker and former marine biology professor Randy Olson.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to adopt the Biotic Ligand Model for use in setting water quality standards for copper in marine and estuarine waters.
A vote on whether to relax protections for manatees in Miami-Dade County to clear the way for more docks to be built on key waterways did not go forward Thursday.
Ocean Conservancy released its updated Good Mate Manual for green boating.
The Marine Industries Association of South Florida, organizer and sponsor of Broward County’s largest environmental cleanup event, saw more than 1,700 volunteers come to 30 countywide sites to participate in the Broward County Waterway Cleanup.
The U.S. Interior Department opened the door last week to the first searches in decades for oil and gas off the Atlantic coast, recommending that undersea seismic surveys proceed, though with a host of safeguards to shield marine life from much of their impact.
A biologist in Albany, N.Y., discovered a bacterium that kills invasive zebra and quagga mussels, which have no natural predators in the U.S. waters they have infested, but appears to have little or no effect on other organisms.
The Environmental Protection Agency awarded nearly $9 million in grants to researchers who are trying to manage nutrient pollution, a type of water pollution that creates the Gulf of Mexico’s so-called “dead zone.”
The Environmental Protection Agency is holding a hearing Thursday to receive testimony on a proposal that would lower the required amount of ethanol in the fuel supply for the first time ever.