Far from being a calm, blue ocean, beneath the waves bursts a cacophony, much of which is man-made.
Brittle and basket stars are helping scientists better understand what life is like in the deepest parts of the world's oceans.
Climate change and winds are causing sea levels to rise faster over some Pacific islands. Continue reading →
Titan -- the only other body in the solar system besides Earth where liquids pool on the surface -- has a sea of pure methane.
Giant sponges, corals, spiny lobsters and fish abound at a newly discovered reef ecosystem at the mouth of the Amazon River.
Microbial life is revealed by drilling in the world's biggest underground layer of water. Continue reading →
Hoping to spur a new wave of technologies for ocean research, the XPRIZE Foundation launched a three-year global competition on Monday.
The elusive Allonautilus scrobiculatus, unseen since 1984, pops up in waters off Papua New Guinea.
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