The Americas have been drifting apart from Europe and Africa at a rate of four centimeters a year, and a new study has revealed the dramatic processes at play.
Ride along with Global Explorer as it films massive carcasses and crabs stuffing their faces.
They're a beautiful sight, and a looming reminder of our changing planet.
In a preemptive move, President Obama invoked a little-known law to permanently keep oil and gas drilling out of the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans.
The monument will preserve 4,913 square miles of underwater canyons, coral reefs, extinct volcanos, and exotic wildlife off the coast of Massachusetts.
Jesuit priests first came to Madeira in 1595 and set about creating a Biblical Eden of grapevines at the bottom of a 300-metre cliff. Malmsey wine is still made on the island today, even using the priests’ original vines.
"Probably the most significant discovery we’ve ever made on the ocean."
NOAA explorers are bringing the "Battle of the Atlantic" back to life.
The administration proposed in early 2015 oil and gas exploration off the costs of Virginia, the Carolinas, and Georgia — but, citing widespread opposition, the Interior Department has decided not to allow drilling.
US President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to curb methane emissions and protect the Arctic — and environmentalists say the same principles should be applied to offshore drilling in the Atlantic.