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! 

Sixty feet beneath the surface of the Caribbean Sea, aquanaut Fabien Cousteau and industrial...Read more

Waving fronds of seaweed form a peaceful underwater scene, with dappled sunlight pouring down....Read more

Deep in the ocean, there is a profound space between what science can explain and what's...Read more

The sea lamprey, despite its appearance, is a net positive for waterways.
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If we're going to reboot a world shut down by a pandemic, we have to think creatively.

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The survival chances of young orca whales are boosted by the presence of their grandmothers,...Read more

A horde of large, fat worms descended upon a central California beach, spooked out of their...Read more

A newly-identified eel living in the Amazon basin can deliver record-breaking electric jolts,...Read more

Mussels start to lose their grip when exposed to microplastics, research has found, in the...Read more

Nudibranchs, colloquially known as sea slugs, are some of the more eye-popping critters to grace...Read more