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Deep in California’s Monterey Bay, scientists captured an underwater ‘bonanza’ as octopuses, fish, and worms feasted on a dead whale...
During an unmanned dive in Monterey Bay, California, marine researchers filmed fish and worms munching on a whale carcass.
New research suggests we might be thinking about the ocean plastic problem all wrong — trash dumped from ships could be a major culprit
Up to 14 million tons of plastic enters the ocean annually. A study shows that dumping from ships may be the source of a lot of that pollution.
Eating more seafood could help us slow the planet’s warming — part of a handful of climate solutions the ocean offers
A UN report found that oceans are warming and sea levels rising due to climate change. Solutions to this trend could come from the water itself.
Melting ice is slowing down the Atlantic ocean’s circulation system. Yes, that’s similar to what happens in ‘The Day After Tomorrow....
A new UN report found global oceans could rise 3 feet by 2100 due in part to melting ice. That melt could also slow the Atlantic ocean current system.
Sea levels are projected to rise 3 feet within 80 years, according to a new UN report. Hundreds of millions of people could be displaced.
By the end of the century, global sea levels may be 3 feet higher due to melting ice sheets, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports.
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.