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As our planet and its oceans warm, coral reefs worldwide are experiencing bleaching — when the corals expel their food source and turn ghostly white.
Scientists have created magnetic coils thinner than a human hair that could break down plastic in the ocean
There are more than 5 trillion pieces of plastic in the ocean. A new type of experimental nanotech could help break down microplastics.
A human-sized jellyfish with frilly tentacles has been caught on camera — the largest researchers had ever encountered
Divers swimming in the English Channel near Cornwall came face-to-face with a barrel jellyfish about their own size.
A newly discovered species of African fish with gleaming purple scales has been named after Wakanda, the fictional home of Marvel’s Black Panthe...
Divers in Tanzania found a new species of colorful tropical fish. They named it after Wakanda and vibranium, the metal in the Black Panther's suit.
An elusive giant squid that inspired the ‘kraken’ sea monster legend has been spotted in US waters for the first time
Giant squids are elusive animals that inhabit the deep ocean worldwide. Scientists are rarely able to capture them on camera. Now they have.
These 15 ocean species have already gone extinct. A dozen others will probably disappear in our lifetime.
Over the past 500 years, 15 ocean species have gone extinct. About 70 other species are currently vulnerable and could disappear in our lifetime.
Award-winning images from this year's UnderwaterPhotography.com contest show up-close encounters with marine life and shipwrecks.
Scientists have a new way to estimate how often ocean animals get tangled in plastic — and it could explain why so many whales are washing up de...
The amount of plastic in the North Atlantic Ocean is increasing, a study shows, and the number of entanglements went up 10-fold between 2000 and 2016.
Shark fin is officially off the menu for Deliveroo users.
If you find one a rubbery black pouch with tendrils on a beach, it's probably a skate egg casing. Prepare to freak yourself out with this experiment.