marine

microplastics

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.
Becky Ferreira
2.27.19
Tech

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.
Becky Ferreira
2.4.19
Megalodon

Scientists Think an Exploding Star Helped Kill Off the Megalodon

An Astrobiology study proposes that an ancient supernova could have exposed Megalodon and other large ocean animals to deadly muon radiation.
Becky Ferreira
12.12.18
Tech

Give Yourself a Brain Massage With 10 Straight Hours of Ocean Footage

A new YouTube video brings serene "oceanscapes" to you.
Becky Ferreira
5.31.18
WTF is that

This Unidentified Sea Creature Washed Up on a Georgia Beach, then Vanished

Some truly odd critters end up stranded on beaches. Here’s what you should do if you find one.
Becky Ferreira
3.22.18
Science

These Plankton-Like Robots Are Drifting Through the Ocean to Help Save Sea Life

The M-AUE robots may look like Minions from the movies, but they are the culmination of 20 years of hard work. Now, if only scientists could stop them from getting picked up at bars
Farnia Fekri
1.24.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Bernie Sanders officially announced his new progressive organization, a truck bomb hit a police building in Turkey, some plants in Baltimore are addicted to meth, and more.
VICE Staff
8.26.16
News

What We Know About the Baton Rouge Police Shooter

Gavin Eugene Long, also known as "Cosmo," was a former US Marine connected to a fringe political movement.
Matt Taylor
7.18.16
Canada

What Climate Change Looks Like From the Arctic's Edge

For decades, the Churchill Northern Studies Centre has been on the front lines of climate-related science and public education in Canada’s north.
Whitney Light
9.18.15
Hell or Salt Water

The Plan to Give Every Ocean Species a Genetic Barcode

A wildly ambitious plan made even more difficult beneath the waves.
Jordan Pearson
8.12.15
Munchies

The UK's Small-Scale Fishermen Are Struggling to Make a Living

Small-scale fishermen make up the majority of the UK’s fishing fleet but have access to just 4 percent of the Individual Fishing Quota, a system intended to prevent overfishing, but that could actually be harming the seabed and local fishermen.
Michael Segalov
4.27.15
fishing

The World’s Biggest Chefs Want You to Eat the Ocean’s Smallest Fish

An ocean conservation organisation has started a campaign to bring easily replenished small fish like anchovies and herring to restaurant menus. Ferran Adrià, René Redzepi, and Grant Achatz are already on board.
Rachel Walker
4.24.15
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