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Jul 10, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Microplastics -- tiny particles formed from the degrading of plastic trash -- are filling the planet's oceans and pose an increasing threat to marine animals. Continue reading →
May 31, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Ghostly and blue-green, a phytoplankton bloom meanders across the North Sea in new satellite imagery.
Mar 31, 2014 03:47 PM ET // Tim Wall
Garbage floating in the Indian Ocean gyre is frustrating efforts to find Malaysia Airlines flight 370. Continue reading →
Mar 12, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Tim Wall
A Brazilian diamond offers clues about large amounts of water beneath the Earth. Continue reading →
May 31, 2013 01:29 PM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
Data from the first oceanographic research expedition shows the ocean has been warming since at least 1873. Continue reading →
May 10, 2013 08:31 AM ET // Tim Wall
Deep-sea explorers recently discovered a methane-based ecosystem nearly one mile beneath the waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Few of these methane-munching ecosystems have been found along the U.S. Atlantic coast. Continue reading →
May 10, 2011 06:18 AM ET // John D. Cox
Feb 9, 2011 01:42 PM ET // John D. Cox
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