Oysters are sensitive to increasingly corrosive seawater, and it's causing commercial oyster operations to fail.
The world's oceans may contain about 10 times more plastic than the most recent studies suggest.
We pooled our favorite images from NOAA this year, showing off 12 shots of raging seas, marine life and other surprising underwater finds.
Warmer-than-normal waters off the west coast of North America are attracting an array of unfamiliar marine life from faraway places. Continue reading →
Australia said Monday it was hopeful of winning support for its plan to create a vast marine reserve off Antarctica, after revising the proposal to make it smaller.
In San Francisco, officials are being forced to resort to a fish-killing chemical to get rid of a lake's invasive species. Continue reading →
Fish are flocking to the structures beneath oil drilling platforms, and turning them into living spaces. Continue reading →
See mind-blowing pictures from the Okeanos Explorer, a mission that's been exploring the seamounts off the New England coast.
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