Mariana Trench contains 'extraordinary' levels of toxic pollution
February 15, 2017, 11:38 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
New study erases assumptions that the ocean's deepest points are pristine ecosystems.
World's first polluted river flowed through Jordan 7,000 years ago
December 3, 2016, 9:20 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Neolithic humans may have polluted the river while first learning how to smelt.
Bizarre 'lake under the sea' kills whatever swims there
November 1, 2016, 6:23 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Dubbed the 'Jacuzzi of Despair,' this lake on the ocean floor is made of heavy water rich with toxins.
Animated short captures the spirit of ocean pollution with ironically catchy soundtrack
May 11, 2016, 1:58 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Stop-motion animation and an upbeat 1940s song create cute but pointed critique of how we treat the oceans.
Why activists have dyed rivers bright green throughout France
April 28, 2016, 2:40 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The color looks radioactive, but activists promise it is nontoxic and harmless to marine life.