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Aug 29, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A tenfold increase in protected coral species was announced Aug. 27, with 20 new corals added to the threatened species list.
Aug 24, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
In an unexpected discovery, hundreds of gas plumes bubbling up from the seafloor were spotted during a sweeping survey of the U.S. Atlantic Coast.
Aug 22, 2014 12:15 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
When looking for a place to settle down, young corals and fish use chemical cues to sniff out bad neighborhoods littered with seaweed.
Aug 20, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The subglacial lakes in Antarctic are home to at least 3,931 species of microbes, a finding that resolves earlier controversies over whether life can exist in the dark, subzero temperatures.
Aug 9, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The biggest red tide bloom seen in Florida in nearly a decade already has killed thousands of fish, and may pose a public health threat. Continue reading →
Aug 4, 2014 03:00 AM ET
Four years after a BP oil rig exploded and flooded the Gulf of Mexico with an estimated 170 million gallons of oil, scientists have discovered further evidence of coral communities affected by this environmental disaster.
Jul 30, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Discovery News
The cruising season is here; how much do you know about this type of holiday?
Jul 27, 2014 08:45 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The Costa Concordia has parked at Genoa, Italy to be scrapped.
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