A new study shows that sediments fouled with oil from the blowout in the Gulf of Mexico caused problems for fish embryos.
After a long, cold swim in the dark, we spotted it on the night reef with our dive lights: Octopus ornatus, the ornate octopus, a foot-long creature in an amber shade of orange with bright white spots and dashes along all its arms.
Even before Darwin first speculated that life emerged from "some warm little pond," the book of Genesis said God prefaced the creation of humanity by making the "great sea creatures and every living thing that scurries and swarms in the water."
U.S. border officers in California are seizing a large number of smuggled bladders from an endangered fish that are prized for use in Chinese soups
The past 100 years were among the warmest on record, coming on the heels of a long period of global cooling, according to a new analysis of temperature variations over 2,000 years.
This week over one billion people in 192 countries celebrated Earth Day. We planted trees, shared recycling tips, pledged action to combat climate change, and took a moment to reflect on what nature has given us.
After a generation of effort, New England's waters are clean enough to support an oyster industry. But climate change could undermine those gains.
AquaBounty Technologies Inc expects regulatory approval by the fourth quarter of this year to produce its controversial genetically engineered salmon
Today, the Obama Administration released its final plan for translating the National Ocean Policy into on-the-ground actions to benefit the American people.
Stanford scientists have discovered that some purple sea urchins living along the coast of California and Oregon have the surprising ability to rapidly evolve in acidic ocean water