polar ice
November 15th, 2018

Polar Ice

Earth's polar ice caps play a crucial role. They moderate global temperatures, stabilize the weather and hold the majority of fresh water on the planet.

El Niño & La Niña
October 22nd, 2018

El Niño & La Niña

El Niño-Southern Oscillation is an irregular climate phenomenon causing disruptions in ocean temperatures and weather patters in the tropical Pacific.

invasive species
October 10th, 2018

Invasive Species

Invasive species are animals or plants that are native to a specific location but thrive after being introduced and often damage their new environment.

September 12th, 2018

Global CO2 Emissions

There are many influences on CO2 levels globally and they vary from location to location. Learn more about trends and facts surrounding global CO2 levels.

harmful algal blooms
September 10th, 2018

Harmful Algal Blooms

Harmful algal blooms are a growing problem in lakes, ponds, rivers and more. Follow the timeline of how scientists have dealt with HABs.