A Giant, Mysterious Hole Has Opened Up in Antarctica
“We’re still trying to figure out what’s going on.”
The Ocean Is Rocked By ‘Rogue Waves’ More Often Than We Knew
Some of these monsters have been measured over six storeys tall.
Hell or Salt Water
The Internet of Elephant Seals
Move over, scientists. Intrepid seals and whales are collecting data where humans can't reach.
deep sea mining
We Need to Regulate the Seabed Before Mining Companies Destroy It
Commercial activity on the bottom of the ocean may destroy ecosystems we don’t even know exist.
Don’t Lose Your Head Over Two-Headed Sharks
Polycephaly, the condition of having more than one head, is relatively common in nature.
Scientists Are Building Rogue Waves in the Lab to Understand Why They Form
Some waves are as big as skyscrapers. They can be deadly.
Watch the Advent of Deep Sea Mining Unfold With this Big Data Tool
The deep ocean seabed hosts delicate ecosystems that have barely been explored. Now, mining companies want to run 300-ton bulk cutters over them.
A Small Island With a Big Shark Problem
Between 2011 and 2015, this small island suffered 13% of the world's fatal shark attacks.
We Went to the Island of the Sharks: Part 2
Reunion Island residents are taking shark research and attack-prevention measures into their own hands, an attempt at a more symbiotic relationship.
We Went to the Island of the Sharks: Part 1
Reunion Island is basically paradise. But as we learned, every paradise has a boogeyman. Here, it's sharks.
These Photos Were Snapped by a Giant Seafloor Observatory Deep in the Pacific
Ocean Networks Canada is wiring the ocean floor.
A Boom in Starfish Babies Is a Good Sign After the Chaos of Melting Disease
Scientists in Oregon and BC still can't say for sure if their numbers are coming back.