Sea life near Turkey is being threatened by a layer of slimy brown foam on the ocean's surface. The foam, which many people are calling "sea snot", is natural, but it's triggered by pollution and global warming.
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Last week was a tough one for fossil fuel businesses. Large oil producing companies in the Netherlands and the United States had some major defeats. The pattern suggests that fossil fuel companies are facing difficult times ahead.
Earth Day is a day set aside to remind people to protect our planet. It's held on April 22 every year. This Earth Day, US President Joe Biden is holding a virtual meeting on the climate with the leaders of 40 countries.
Today, NewsForKids.net takes a look at some recent news stories related to the climate crisis. They include efforts to put a price on pollution, a new US push to tackle the climate crisis, and a suggestion to study dimming the sun.
You might not expect it, but cows are a large source of the greenhouse gases that are driving climate change. Now scientists have shown that the pollution from cows can be reduced by adding a little seaweed to their food.
An oil spill has left most of Israel's coastline covered with large globs of tar. The spill - the country's worst in many years - has caused the government to close its beaches. A huge cleanup operation has begun.
A recent scientific study has shown that the Arctic Ocean is polluted with tiny microplastic fibers. The fibers were found all through the Arctic. The most likely source of the pollution is laundry from Europe and North America.
Last Saturday marked exactly five years since the world's countries reached a historic agreement in Paris to fight the climate crisis. Though some progress has been made since then, the climate crisis is more serious now than ever before.
States in the western United States are having one of the worst wildfire seasons in history. The blazes have burned massive amounts of forest, forced tens of thousands from their homes, and killed dozens.
Researchers report that there is 10 times more plastic in the Atlantic Ocean than previously thought. The scientists got their results by collecting samples of "invisible" microplastics below the ocean's surface.