Climate change combined with rapid population increases, economic growth and land subsidence could lead to a more than nine-fold increase in the global risk of floods in large port cities between now and 2050.
Scientists are taking the public with them to study the world’s coral reefs, thanks to 360 degree panoramas from Google’s underwater street-view format.
Operators of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant say more than 300 tonnes of highly contaminated water has leaked into the Pacific Ocean.
Study reveals micronutrient riches rising from the Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge
The mournful, curiously repetitious yet ever-changing songs of male humpback whales have long puzzled scientists.
Three federal agencies have announced plans for remapping parts of the East Coast, where Hurricane Sandy altered seafloors and shorelines
Small prey fish can grow a bigger ‘eye’ on their rear fins as a way of distracting predators and dramatically boosting their chances of survival
Storms will also be more intense, says Hurricane Sandy Recovery Task Force.
Worried about the amount of trash on our coasts? Do gyres of bobbing plastic whirl through your head each night?
Now, anyone online can watch live high-definition video of marine life at the Mushroom vent, a 12-foot-tall (4 meters) chimney sitting 5,000 feet (1,520 m) below the ocean’s surface.