The impacts extend beyond the threat of flooding to the loss of habitats and biodiversity. Far more is at stake.
This first-ever event puts into focus the critical role of protecting oceans and rivers while promoting sustainable development.
The ocean is warming more than we thought, which means the Earth is warming more too.
Makeshift traffic cone-like structures can make a world of difference in stressed marine ecosystems.
Some marine microorganisms can degrade chemical components of oil by using them as a source of energy.
Unchecked development and too many tourists had turned a popular destination into a "cesspool."