Matter: Climate Change Is Altering Lakes and Streams, Study Suggests

Like the ocean, fresh water absorbs carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. But the effects are likely to vary widely from place to place.

What Eats What: a Landlubber’s Guide to Deep Sea Dining

After studying decades of video footage captured by robotic submersibles, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute has figured out some basics of the deep ocean’s food web.

From the Arctic’s Melting Ice, an Unexpected Digital Hub

The receding ice has opened new passageways for high-speed internet cables. Point Hope, a gravel spit in northwest Alaska, is along one of the new routes.