Ocean News

Discarded tyres in the oceans are trapping hermit crabs, with no way out. Through a phenomenon called "ghost fishing," discarded tyres on...
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The 400-year-old coral is more than 34 feet wide, but the living structure may be imperiled by human activities.Snorkelers swimming in Australia...
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A crucial system of currents in the Atlantic Ocean that helps control temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere and has implications for the entire...
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When you think of an octopus or lobster, what comes to mind? Seafood or intelligent marine life? A group of Conservative MPs think it's the...
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Of the hundreds of millions of tonnes of plastic waste we produce each year, it’s estimated that around ten million tonnes enters the ocean...
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They fell out of the sky and landed on the pale blue planet with a splash. Many of the crew missed the whole thing. Deep inside the spacecraft,...
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China's deep-sea manned submersible "Fendouzhe," which means "striver" in Chinese, descended 10,909 meters in the Mariana...
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It turns out getting beheaded doesn't mean automatic death for every animal. Researchers discovered that two species of sea slugs, Elysia cf...
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Cancer should be a near certainty for whales, the longest-living and largest mammals there are -- but scientists are finding that cetaceans are...
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A British fossil hunter has found a previously unidentified "sea dragon" on the southern English coast. Steve Etches unearthed the well-...
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