Get used to algae blooms, they may be coming to a body of water near you
Abundant natural gas may undermine alternative energy sources, whether nuclear or electro-fuels
All (Submerged) Creatures Big and Small: A Census Catalogues the World's Marine Species [Slide Show]
Scientists are creating a massive global database of marine creatures, revealing tremendous biodiversity ranging from the ocean's shallows to its cold, dark depths
One year later, there are more questions than answers about the impact of the oil spill from BP's Macondo well on wildlife and ecosystems
Is it possible to create a sustainable fishery for sharks before the ocean's top predators are gone?
On other worlds, plants could be red, blue, even black
Long viewed as a stately procession to a foregone conclusion, planetary formation turns out to be startlingly chaotic
Taxonomists are cleaning up and adding to the book of life on hundreds of thousands of known marine species—from plankton to sperm whales
Mass deaths of South Africa's Nile crocodiles puzzle biologists
Biologists and conservationists aim to restore habitat while brokering a peace between people and predators
One of the most astounding events of my life was immediately preceded by one of the scariest: I turned out my dive light in the ocean at night.
The four-year study took thousands of samples at hundreds of sites
Having tested their mettle in the Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon disaster, automated sea gliders are deployed in polar-opposite conditions to investigate short-lived phytoplankton blooms...
Studies have identified plastic pollution and fishing practices as major threats to sea turtles for several years. This knowledge is, at last, beginning to translate into action
The U.S. Department of Defense keeps seeking and developing advantages for today's unconventional warfare, ranging from Iron Man-like body suits to smart grenade launchers
Help scientists uncover the history of Giant Kelp forests around the globe
It isn't just coral that is lost when a reef is damaged
Putting the very small on the big stage, the 35th annual Nikon Small World Competition awards top images
A marine census details more than 5,000 species that live more than 1,000 meters below the surface