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The massive plastic-cleaning device a 25-year-old invented is finally catching some trash in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Take a look at its journ...
The Ocean Cleanup's plastic-collecting tool was re-deployed in the Pacific Ocean in June. The first version spilled the plastic it had collected.
Scientists reproduced Atlantic coral in a laboratory for the first time. Aquarium-grown coral could save America’s ‘Great Barrier Reef....
Techniques perfected on Pacific coral could help repopulate Atlantic coral reefs, too. Here's what the successful efforts look like.
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.
Thousands of jellyfish have been launched into space for experiments. The creatures are thought to pre-date dinosaurs by millions of years.
More plastic pollution is swirling in the deep ocean than in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. It’s even showing up in the intestines of sea crea...
An exploration of the sea floor in Monterey Bay revealed that the highest amount of microplastics accumulates 2,000 feet below the surface.
From relying on single-use plastics to eating the wrong type of fish, here are some everyday things you're doing that could be hurting the ocean.
Killer whales feast on the livers of great white sharks — just one orca sighting can keep the sharks away for a year
The carnivorous stars of "Jaws" have some competition from an even more ferocious predator. Great white sharks, it seems, are afraid of killer whales.
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.
Scientists found oil-eating bacteria in the deepest part of the Mariana Trench. These microbes could help clean up oil spills on the ocean surface.
12 of the most devastating man-made ocean disasters in history, from Exxon Valdez to Deepwater Horizon
Disasters like oil spills pollute the ocean and kill marine life. Since 1967, there have been more than 9,500 tanker oil spills around the globe.