In a lab, two researchers used a similar device to freak out mud crabs in an effort to prove that they can hear.
Surfers rejoice! Fresh waves are still out there to conquer—on Saturn’s moon Titan. There, astronomers report a first sighting of waves rolling on an alien sea.
Variations in high-altitude wind patterns expose particular parts of Europe, Asia and the US to different extreme weather conditions, a new study has shown.
Elliott Norse, a marine biologist and former official in the Carter White House, was a key force behind the Obama administration’s announcement last week that it plans to preserve more of the south-central Pacific Ocean.
Frank Gorham III, chairman of the state Coastal Resources Commission, is winning support for his mission to chill the scorching issues around climate change and rising sea levels on the North Carolina coast.
A photo shoot in New York for Glamour magazine led Grace Young to where she is now: living and working 60 feet under the sea as the youngest aquanaut on Fabien Cousteau’s Mission 31.
There is a broad recognition that the oceans, which absorb approximately 90% of excess greenhouse gas energy, are key not only to how fast the planet will warm, but also how hot it will get in the end.
A new study led by the University of Minnesota offers new insights on the long-term future of emperor penguins by showing that the penguins may be behaving in ways that allow them to adapt to their changing environment better than we expected.
Seals swim in a cold blue abyss. White paws paddle through the icy water, giving chase. Finally, morsels of frozen, skinned seal float into view as the hunter gnaws down on her meal. It’s the first glimpse of life on Arctic sea ice through the eyes of a polar bear.
Hybrid grouper get almost no media attention, yet they potentially pose a greater threat to marine ecosystems because they’re farmed at sea, not inland like salmon.