Women in sub-Saharan Africa have a one in 38 chance of dying as a result of complications from pregnancy or childbirth. Low-tech interventions are flipping the script in Kenya.
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Seattle-area Fijians cope with the effects of climate change they see happening in their homeland.
Scientists have documented that souring seas caused by CO2 emissions are dissolving pteropods, a key marine food source. The research raises questions about what other sea life might be affected.
Take a glimpse at what scientists are finding in laboratory studies about how ocean acidification could affect marine life.
The Indonesian village of Sampela depends so thoroughly on troubled coral reefs that climate change and shifting sea chemistry could make it challenging to find food.
A remote Indonesian village highlights the threats facing millions of people who depend on marine creatures susceptible to souring seas and ocean warming.
For a glimpse of how nature might — or might not — adapt to ocean acidification, scientists turn to the prickly “hedgehog of the sea.”
Scientists fear ocean acidification will bring the collapse of Alaska’s iconic crab fishery.
A Washington state family opens an oyster hatchery in Hawaii to escape lethal waters.
Ocean acidification, the lesser-known twin of climate change, threatens to scramble marine life on a scale almost too big to fathom.
In the developing world, cancer kills more people than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. A Seattle clinic and its partner in Uganda are collaborating to improve care in the African country.
So there I was, lying on my back in a bikini on a deserted white-sand beach in Yemen, squinting into the shimmering turquoise sea to the west, wondering if I could make out Somalia from here.
I couldn't. Propped on my sandy elbows, all I could see were my own toes, a tract of impossibly fine white sand, and miles and miles of the Arabian Sea, which faded ever so slowly through a spectrum of teals before settling into a deep sapphire blue before, I couldn't help thinking, bumping up against Somalia, 160 miles away.