We don’t know a whole lot about how radioactive the ocean is, but it would help predict disasters if we did.
Global Sea Mineral Resources' Patina II separated from a lifting point this week, 13,000 feet below the ocean.
Even if we can't capture their energy, these powerful eruptions can teach us about how life may have formed on Earth.
Turtles, seals, sharks, whales, and penguins all swim in unexplained circles that may signal an intuitive connection to the Earth's geomagnetic field.
Trace fossils reveal an “life and death struggle between predator and prey” that played in what is now Taiwan.
Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, a marine biologist and conservation strategist, wants to involve everyone in the work of a better future.
“It looks like the majority of these organisms are living at energy regimes that are below what we thought was even capable of maintenance—just staying alive.”
BRUIE, a submersible that drives upside-down under sea ice, may one day explore extraterrestrial seas on Europa or Enceladus for signs of life.
Melting ice, sea level rise, ocean acidification, heat waves, and deadly storm surges are among the many threats outlined by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Reporter Ian Urbina spent years at sea reporting on maritime crime. His new book exposes the strange world that few on land ever experience.