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Climate Change is Making Both Hurricanes and Hurricane Flooding Worse

Published May 15, 2022 9:31 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

Super cyclones, known as hurricanes or typhoons in different parts of the world, are among the most destructive weather events on...

Saltwater Under an Inland Ice Sheet Holds Clues to Antarctica's Past

Published May 8, 2022 6:58 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

A new discovery deep beneath one of Antarctica’s rivers of ice could change scientists’ understanding of how the ice f...

The Information Age is Starting to Transform Fishing Worldwide

Published May 1, 2022 3:41 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By Nicholas P. Sullivan] People in the world’s developed nations live in a post-industrial era, working mainly in servic...

Op-Ed: Freezing the Arctic Council is a Blow to Global Security

Published Apr 24, 2022 12:14 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Government

[By Gabriella Gricius] For the past quarter-century, the Arctic has been a unique zone of cooperation among the eight countries...

Recent Breakthroughs Bring Renewed Hope for Great Barrier Reef

Published Apr 3, 2022 3:37 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By Paul Hardisty, David Mead and Rob Vertessy] With yet another coral bleaching event underway on the Great Barrier Reef, we&r...

Analysis: P&O Controversy Shows How Some Firms Pay to Avoid the Rules

Published Mar 27, 2022 7:01 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Shipping

[By Emma Hughes] A week after 800 P&O Ferries workers lost their jobs without notice, the CEO of the company is now fa...

Logistics Case Study: How do Weapons Get to Ukraine?

Published Mar 17, 2022 10:15 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Government

[By Vincent E. Castillo] Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, invoking King in his virt...

How Shackleton's Navigator Saved the Crew of the Endurance

Published Mar 13, 2022 2:01 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

[By Daniella McCahey] When the wreck of Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance was found nearly 10,000 feet below the surface...

How Will the U.S. Ban on Russian Oil Affect Moscow?

Published Mar 9, 2022 6:48 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Government

President Joe Biden announced on March 8, 2022, that the U.S. will ban imports of oil from Russia, along with refined petrole...

Australia Plans New East Coast Base for Nuclear Submarines

Published Mar 6, 2022 6:26 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Government

[By Michelle Grattan] On Monday, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will unveil a plan for a new submarine base...

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