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“Marine Life”

Jul 10, 2014 01:05 PM ET
Coral reefs are the rainforests of the ocean, slowly being destroyed. What are these colorful undersea vistas and why does it matter if they live or die? Trace offers some answers.
Jun 27, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
We can't see them in the water, but tiny organisms -- many of which are invisible to the unaided human eye -- make up 98 percent of the oceans' biomass and cause most of the biological activity there.
Jun 28, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
As NOAA's '30 Days of the Ocean' draw to a close this weekend, we take a look at some of its wonderful underwater camera work.
Jun 20, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Discovery News
Sea Turtle Week is June 16-20, but hey you already knew that. Check out these amazing wide-ranging swimmers.
Jun 18, 2014 05:35 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
An expansion of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument would protect one of the few large unspoiled sections of ocean waters on the planet. Continue reading →
Jun 16, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Runaway icebergs are bashing into Antarctica's shores, leading to dramatic population losses of the tough species trying to exist in the region. Continue reading →
Jun 13, 2014 01:40 AM ET // Discovery News & Paul Heltzel
Sea squirts look like sponges or plants, but they're marine invertebrates, and some -- especially those that are bioluminous -- can be a stunning underwater find.
Jun 10, 2014 03:00 AM ET // Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor
A mysterious disease that is turning sea stars to goo has taken off along the Oregon coast, with up to half or more of the creatures being infected in just the last few weeks.
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