To celebrate World Oceans Day, Google is displaying underwater photography from 40 locations around the world. Continue reading →
Lake Vostok may be a treasure trove of extremophiles -- organisms which have evolved to live in the harshest, most inhospitable conditions. Continue reading →
A tenfold increase in protected coral species was announced Aug. 27, with 20 new corals added to the threatened species list.
When looking for a place to settle down, young corals and fish use chemical cues to sniff out bad neighborhoods littered with seaweed.
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 →
Celebrate World Oceans day with this colorful array of undersea critters in these pictures.
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 →
Nuclear pollution can't be ruled out as part of the syndrome that's attacking starfish, a scientist says.
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