Sponges led to more oxygen in oceans, setting the stage for complex forms of life that included our distant ancestors, according to a new study. Continue reading →
The rapid pace of global warming and the slow pace of coral growth may mean the reef is unlikely to evolve quickly enough to survive.
Radiation from Japan's leaking nuclear power plant has reached waters off the shore of Canada, though it's not dangerous.
The parasite found in cat feces is being scooped out from litter boxes, flushed down the toilet and funneled into oceans.
A deep-sea worm last seen in 1873 has again been found living at the bottom of the ocean.
Shipwrecks are remarkably well preserved in the Antarctic, but dead whales tend to disappear there. Scientists have just found out why. Continue reading →
Trash sinks. A new study provides an unprecedented look at how much garbage ends up in the deep sea. Continue reading →
Shipwrecks in dangerous waters threaten marine life and are likely to increase due to climate change. Continue reading →
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