Scientists Expected This Underwater Mountain Range to Be Barren. They Found Life Instead
Deep-sea mountain ranges were once ravaged by intensive fishing. After decades of federal protection, scientists returned to find life.
Great Barrier Reef
Nearly a third of the Great Barrier Reef's corals were killed by a heat wave
A new study finds that nearly a third of the Great Barrier Reef was killed by high temperatures in 2016.
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Tourists Have Officially Ruined the Beach from 'The Beach'
Environmental scientists have had to shut down the idyllic spot made unsustainably popular by Leonardo DiCaprio's 2000 film.
[Premiere] Two Coral Reefs Form the Basis for Smooth Underwater Electronic Music
The sounds and movements of two coral reefs get digitized in the song and music video for Hydrah’s track, "Siren."
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I Farmed Seaweed in Belize to Learn Why It’s the Food of the Future
We should all be eating it.
Split-Screen Coral Photos Free This Artist from Her Body
It's hard to tell where Nadia Huggins' body ends and the sea begins.
Art Mimics Life in a Dying Coral Reef Installation
An ocean advocate and artist Courtney Mattison depicts the end of the coral reef.
One-Fifth of the Global Population Risks Malnutrition As Fish Stocks Decline
Scientists identified ‘bright spots’ where, against all odds, fish are thriving.
Coral Bleaching in the Great Barrier Reef Sure Looks a Lot Like Climate Change
Coral die offs have become all too common. As Dr. Tyrone Ridgway explained, "There's been bleaching in Hawaii this year, Caledonia, and now Australia."
Take a Ride Through the Great Barrier Reef on the Back of a Sea Turtle
Australia's World Wildlife Fund strapped a GoPro to a turtle’s back so that you don’t have to.
Meet the Artist Making Glass Coral Reefs
With the help of underwater macro photos, Emily Williams creates a fragile take on fragile ecosystems.
Vampires, Bitcoins, and Coral Cities
Vampires in Louisiana, colorful coral cities, bitcoin mines, and reversing female genital mutilation. This is the latest on VICE.