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Scientists found plastic deep inside the coral and worried the substance could hurt the creature's ability to digest normal food.
Microscopic bacteria thrive in seawater at the lowest point on Earth's surface, the Mariana Trench. Continue reading →
Climate change could push some shellfish over the edge.
New satellite maps show the variation in ocean acidity across the globe, revealing a side effect of climate change that threatens marine life. Continue reading →
Humans are throwing enough plastic into the world's oceans to cover Manhattan in coffee stirrers and plastic bags, 34 times over.
Deep ocean waves mix cold and warm water and create big problems for scuba divers, oil rigs and submarines.
Ecuador declared a state of emergency at the Galapagos Islands, a week after the stranding of a cargo ship loaded with supplies that included hazardous materials.
A deep-sea organism that hasn't evolved in more than 2 billion years, posing an evolutionary puzzle. Continue reading →
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