This Robot Is Livestreaming All the Gnarly Stuff It’s Seeing in the Deep Sea
Ride along with Global Explorer as it films massive carcasses and crabs stuffing their faces.
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Monster Icebergs Crowding Canada’s Coast Are Likely Harbingers of Climate Change
They're a beautiful sight, and a looming reminder of our changing planet.
Obama Blocked Trump from Drilling the Arctic and Atlantic With This Obscure Law
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.
This Underground Stew Cooks Using Volcanic Heat
On São Miguel in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores, locals dine on Cozido das Furnas: a meat stew buried underground and cooked using natural heat. “Some people say they can taste the sulphur,” says chef Paulo Costa.
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Obama Just Created the First Marine National Monument in the Atlantic Ocean
The monument will preserve 4,913 square miles of underwater canyons, coral reefs, extinct volcanos, and exotic wildlife off the coast of Massachusetts.
If the Garden of Eden Had a Vineyard, This Would Be It
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.
Newly Discovered Great White Nursery Is 'Holy Grail' of Shark Research
"Probably the most significant discovery we’ve ever made on the ocean."
Underwater Archaeologists Are Exploring an Undisturbed WWII Battlefield
NOAA explorers are bringing the "Battle of the Atlantic" back to life.
Why Green Crabs Are Invading the East Coast
The gophers of the sea, they dig and dig, destroying eelgrass habitats.
Obama Administration Reverses Course, Will Not Allow Oil & Gas Drilling Off the Atlantic Coast
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-Canada Climate Change Agreement Signals Potential Hurdles for Offshore Atlantic 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.
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The 73-Year-Old Adventurer Sailing a 60-Foot Steel Whale Across the Atlantic Ocean
Tom McClean left the British Special Air Service to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean, a feat he's achieved five times. Now, at 73, he's ready to do it again—in a giant steel sperm whale.