We're Buying Into a Giant Lie About Plastic
All in all, only 9 percent of the world’s plastic scrap gets recycled.
This Jelly Fish’s Butthole Only Appears When It Poops
“No anus or anal pore in any other animal is like this.”
There's an Ocean Deep Inside the Earth
The discovery of a rare gem shows that there an enormous water reservoir in the Earth's mantle.
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We Finally Know Why Garfield Phones Washed Up on French Beaches for 30 Years
Since the 1980s hundreds of phones featuring the likeness of our favorite Monday-hatin’ cat washed up in France and no one knew why.
Microplastics Have Been Found in Our Deepest Ocean Animals
Scientists found plastics in the guts of amphipods at Challenger Deep, some 10,890 meters below the sea surface.
Climate Change Will Alter the Color of Half of Earth’s Oceans by 2100
Phytoplankton blooms tint the oceans green, which means their response to warmer waters will shake up the ocean color scheme.
Every Single Sea Turtle in This Study Had Microplastics in Its Gut
The researchers tested turtles from all seven species, across three oceans.
Preparing for Japan's Next Tsunami
The island nation’s new warning system will broadcast qualitative alerts like takai and kyodai ("high" and "huge") during future Pacific megathrust earthquakes, to better urge people to evacuate before the waves come.
The Scientists Who Study Whale 'Defecation Events'
Whale poops fertilize ocean ecosystems, and also contain a wealth of information for marine scientists.
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The US Military Wants Genetically-Modified Sea Creatures to Snitch on Enemy Ships
Critics of the program say their issue is ethical, not practical.
Future Humans Will Colonize the Deep Sea
As sea levels rise, might humans simply go under it?
Why Surfers Should Worry About Climate Change
By 2050, surf spots around the world will have been impacted by rising seas.