Hey New England, is your reef aquarium ready for Hurricane Irene?

So your reef survived the great East Coast earthquake earlier this week but you’re not out of the clear yet because Hurricane Irene is knocking on your door. Natural disasters are never fun but unlike an earthquake, you know this…

Xylene tanker runs aground at Clipperton Island, 10,000 tons of chemicals threaten the ecosystem

We are getting reports that a chemical tanker carrying 10,000 tons of Xylene has run aground on Clipperton Island. The Tahiti Press reported the story almost 10 days ago but at the time it was believed that the hull was…