Ocean News

All the latest news from New Zealand and around the world about what's happening in our Ocean World from the serious to the downright strange! 

Researchers estimate that the deep ocean's twilight zone holds 90 percent of the world's total...Read more

Are craters below the surface to blame for the disappearance of planes and ships?

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A social media celebrity was born last week when the bright lights and camera of NOAA’s remotely...Read more

Using acoustic data, researchers identified and mapped the calls of diverse marine mammal...Read more

The Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system, is going through a tough time...Read more

The mystery of a deep-sea creature that resembles a discarded purple sock has been solved,...Read more

Blue whales are kind of like farmers, if farmers used their own feces as manure!...Read more

They fell out of the sky and landed on the pale blue planet with a splash. Many of the crew...Read more

The Hydra is an ancient serpentine marine monster, a fearsome beast in Greek mythology who grew...Read more

A combined team of researchers affiliated with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the...Read more