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Sep 3, 2015 01:47 PM ET // AFP
A massive earthquake up to magnitude 9.2 strikes the Pacific coast on average every 243 years -- and it's been 315 since the last one. Continue reading →
Jun 17, 2015 11:37 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A bizarre patch of warm water is being blamed for everything from the California drought to deaths of sea lions.
Apr 10, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A blob of warm water in the Pacific Ocean may be to blame for some of the bizarre weather in the United States this year.
Jan 26, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The Atlantic Cod could displace valuable Alaskan fish as the natural barrier of the Arctic Ocean warms with climate change.
Jan 17, 2015 08:50 AM ET // AFP
A Tongan volcano has created a substantial new island since it began erupting last month.
Dec 12, 2014 09:00 PM ET // Discovery News
On Wednesday, a vicious winter storm hit the U.S. West Coast. By Friday, flooding, high winds and fallen trees caused huge travel disruptions and property damage.
Dec 11, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The world's oceans may contain about 10 times more plastic than the most recent studies suggest.
Sep 4, 2014 12:15 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A newly found seamount beneath the Pacific Ocean is about two-thirds of a mile high (1.1 kilometers), researchers said.
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