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Environment & Clean Water
Ship of Dreams
It’s 600-feet and cost more than $3 billion, but the world’s largest private yacht was built with a science-first mission.
New Line of Defense Against Asian Carp
Invasive fish species has relentlessly spread through American waters, but engineers have developed a new defense weapon.
BoatUS Foundation Puts ‘Green’ Boat Cleaners To The Test
Many manufacturers claim their boat-care products are environmentally friendly. But how effective are they at getting your boat clean? The BoatUS Foundation finds out.
Invasive Species: What Lurks Beneath
Nuisance species are invading the inland waters we love. Each of us must do what we can to prevent the spread.
Florida's Algae Blooms Wreak Havoc
Naturally occurring algae has amped up 15-fold over half a century, fueled by excessive nutrients running into Lake Okeechobee. Here’s what’s happening and what’s being done
What Makes A Clean Marina
More than 30 states have programs to help marinas lessen their environmental impact. Here's what it means to be certified.
Coping with Aquatic Invasives
We've adapted boating habits to fight plant and animal invaders from distant waters. Now agencies and manufacturers are looking for new ways to cope with those already here.
State Of The Gyres
Our oceans and waterways cannot absorb the amount of plastic going into them. Here's an update on the state of the gyres and a look at some of the ways we're trying to clean them up.