A spate of shark attacks off Hawaii raises old fears about the predators of the oceans. But humans are much more dangerous.
Greenhouse gas emissions have been rising, but warming has plateaued in recent years. It turns out the heat is likely being absorbed by the ocean depths.
The innovation contest will be taking public nominations for its next prize—provided the contests cover the endangered oceans:
What do you do with a dead ship that weighs 115,000 tons lying just off your coast? A town in Italy is finding out.
Ocean science has long lagged behind on funding, but a new prize challenge offers millions to an innovator who can build cheaper and better pH sensors
As we emit more carbon dioxide, the oceans will become more acidic. That will be bad for sealife—but it may also speed the rate of global warming
When it comes to the ocean, we don’t know how good we used to have it.
Together with Google, a scientific expedition is exploring endangered coral reefs, producing baseline data about ocean health—and breathtaking panoramic images of the world below.
It may not be as big as researchers predicted last month, but this year’s Gulf of Mexico dead zone is larger than average—and a sign of things to come.
Most of the attention around climate change focuses on the increases in global temperatures. But changes in the chemistry of the oceans could be just as disruptive