Why the Larsen C Ice Shelf Break is Such a Big Deal

Something is very wrong on our planet’s poles. Temperatures soared in the Arctic over the weekend as the storm system that brought snow and freezing rain to the US’s east coast this week pushed warm air into the Arctic. Scientists are alarmed because it’s t...

Oceans on the Agenda at Rio+20

This nicely animated video from the Pew Environment Group and the Zoological Society of London does a good job of summing up one important part of the conversation in Rio next week: sustaining healthy oceans.