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.
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 →
Scientists can now track the global routes that invasive marine species take. Continue reading →
A new book highlights Julia Platt, a rabble-rousing pioneer in marine conservation.
Preserving just 4 percent of the ocean habitat could help 84 percent of marine mammals.