The controversy over construction of Nicaragua's Interoceanic Grand Canal makes it a good time to look at the some of the biggest man-made waterways on the planet.
When the moon hits our eye it's less a pizza pie than a big, shiny tidal engine, tugging Earth enough to create the tides we see rolling on and off our beaches. Are other factors at play in Earth's tides? You might be surprised.
Scientists found plastic deep inside the coral and worried the substance could hurt the creature's ability to digest normal food.
Climate change could push some shellfish over the edge.
Humans are throwing enough plastic into the world's oceans to cover Manhattan in coffee stirrers and plastic bags, 34 times over.
Up to 10 million gallons of crude oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill has settled at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.
Warming ocean temperatures off the coast of northern California have triggered a population explosion of bright pink, inch-long sea slugs. Continue reading →
The Atlantic Cod could displace valuable Alaskan fish as the natural barrier of the Arctic Ocean warms with climate change.
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