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A remote-controlled underwater robot explores the underside of stable Arctic sea ice, collecting the most detailed information yet of this largely unexplored environment.
Oysters are sensitive to increasingly corrosive seawater, and it's causing commercial oyster operations to fail.
Denmark makes a claim to contested, energy-rich territory around the North Pole by submitting data to the UN which it says demonstrates the area is an extension of its continental shelf.
We pooled our favorite images from NOAA this year, showing off 12 shots of raging seas, marine life and other surprising underwater finds.
The Pacific Ocean, whose waters are heating up due to climate change, may accelerate the problem by releasing millions of tons of methane gas that's stored beneath the ocean floor.
The world's oceans may contain about 10 times more plastic than the most recent studies suggest.
Engineering methods to cool the climate could rescue humanity from its inability to control greenhouse emissions. That is, if it doesn't make the situation worse.
Sometime in the distant future, the Earth once again will have a massive supercontinent, and today's beachfront real estate will be a lot less desirable.
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