Data records spanning almost 600 years have shown that the strength of coastal upwelling off the west coast of North America has become more variable since 1950.
A new study suggests a natural climate cycle in the North Atlantic Ocean gobbled Earth's extra heat.
When looking for a place to settle down, young corals and fish use chemical cues to sniff out bad neighborhoods littered with seaweed.
A new study suggests that the 1912 Titanic disaster may have been caused by an increase in icebergs -- a condition that might threaten ships now. Continue reading →
The Costa Concordia made its final journal from Giglio to Genoa, where it was docked and will be scrapped.
El Niño is back, scientists say. So get set for some freaky stuff to happen around the world this summer and fall.
A 9.1 quake, the size of the one that occurred in Alaska in 1964, might unleash a tsunami so powerful that it would threaten the California coast, Continue reading →
We can't see them in the water, but tiny organisms -- many of which are invisible to the unaided human eye -- make up 98 percent of the oceans' biomass and cause most of the biological activity there.
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