Severe bleaching in Australia's Great Barrier Reef, described by experts as the worst mass bleaching event in its history, ring alarm bells for the corals' future. Continue reading →
Guantanamo Bay would be an ideal spot for a marine research institution, argue two U.S. scientists. Continue reading →
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.
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